Bottle with spout

Bottle of compressed globular form with short neck, rolled lip, concave base and a short straight spout on the shoulder.
Clay: grey stoneware.
Glaze: black, opaque, glossy; base unglazed; finger marks left on the foot showing the potter held the bottle upside down with fingers and dipped into the glaze.
Decoration: none.

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty or modern period, 19th-mid 20th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Style
Shiwan (Shekwan) ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 12.1 x 15.3 cm (4 3/4 x 6 in)
Geography
China, Guangdong province, Foshan, Shiwan (Shekwan) kilns
Credit Line
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2005.74
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bottle

Keywords
brown and black glaze, China, Guangdong ware, Hauge collection, Modern period (1912 - present), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), stoneware
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Bottle of compressed globular form with short neck, rolled lip, concave base and a short straight spout on the shoulder.
Clay: grey stoneware.
Glaze: black, opaque, glossy; base unglazed; finger marks left on the foot showing the potter held the bottle upside down with fingers and dipped into the glaze.
Decoration: none.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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