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Title

Brush pot

early 20th century

Artist

Shiwan ware

China

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    China
    Date
    early 20th century
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    stoneware, unglazed
    Dimensions
    7.5 cm diam. of mouth; 9.6 x 8.0 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Mr F. Storch 1982
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    221.1982
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Shiwan ware

    Works in the collection

    1

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  • About

    Shiwan pottery of Guangdong province has long been recognised as an everyday art form of Southern China. Pottery has been produced at Shiwan since Neolithic times and the area was particularly prosperous in the Ming and Qing dynasties when large quantities of Shiwan ware were exported to South East Asia. The Shiwan kilns were adept at imitating such famous Chinese wares as Jun, Longquan, Cizhou and Yixing and indeed this brushpot would seem a copy of the popular Yixing type of ceramic.

    Asian Art Department, AGNSW, July 1982

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

    • The four seasons, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Jun 1989–Jul 1990

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • Jacqueline Menzies, The 4 seasons, 'Decorative Arts', not paginated., Sydney, 1989, (colour illus.) not paginated.