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Bowl

Period:
Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)
Date:
first half of the 12th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Stoneware with blue glaze (Jun ware)
Dimensions:
Diam. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.45
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 204
Kilns producing Jun ware, which were based in north China, are listed among the kilns that made wares for the court during the Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). The light blue color of the glaze on this elegant bowl typifies some of the finest Jun wares produced during this period.
[ Fukushima and Co. Inc. , until 1920; sold to MMA]
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