A Ganzhou black glazed tea bowl with white rim – Song Dynasty

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Covered in a black/brown glaze with a white glazed rim, base and lower outside body unglazed. This bowl was probably produced in Ganzhou, Jiangxi. Similar bowls were also made at the Jizhou kilns.


Period: Song dynasty (960-1279 AD)

Size: Height 4.9 cm, diameter 10.3 cm

Condition: Good condition, wear consistent with age and use, hairline crack to the rim approximately 2.5 cm long (see pictures), kiln grit in the well.

Provenance: From a Swedish private collection

SKU: 56

References: There are three related bowls in the National Museum of Asian Art in Washington

Bowl 1

Bowl 2

Bowl 3