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Yaozhou ware

(China  – )

Dish with moulded floral design

Location
Upper Asian gallery
Further information

Chinese Yaozhou ware, a dark green Northern celadon, was the inspiration for this bowl and many others produced at this time (but not later). The decoration is a moulded design of flowers. The five stilt marks which form a circle in the centre are typical of this type of ware.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.300.

Place of origin
Thanh Hoa, Viet Nam
Year
12th century-13th century
Media
Ceramic
Medium
stoneware with celadon glaze
Dimensions
5.8 x 16.6 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr John Yu & Dr George Soutter 2002
Accession number
162.2002