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An image of Dish with moulded floral design by Yaozhou ware

Yaozhou ware

(China  – )

Dish with moulded floral design
Place of origin
Thanh HoaViet Nam
12th century-13th century
Media category
Materials used
stoneware with celadon glaze

5.8 x 16.6 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Dr John Yu & Dr George Soutter 2002
Accession number
Not on display
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.

Bibliography (2)

Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2003, 300 (colour illus.).

John Stevenson and John Guy, Vietnamese Ceramics: a separate tradition, United States of America, 1997, 233. Comparative piece 108