- Other Titles
- Qingbai ware "Hill" censer (on three moulded ram's head feet)
Yingqing ware "Hill" censer (on three moulded ram's head feet)
- Place where the work was made
- Song dynasty 960 - 1279 → China
- 13th century
- Media category
- Materials used
- porcelain with 'qingbai' glaze
10.0 x 8.4 cm object with stand
a - lid, 5.5 x 8.4 cm
b - base, 4.7 x 8.4 cm
- Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
- Gift of Mr J.H. Myrtle 1990
- Not on display
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
The so-called 'qingbai' (bluish white) ware was popular with local as well as overseas markets. The prototype for this purely Chinese shape is the bronze 'boshanlu' type believed to be a representation of Penglai-shan, the mythical abode of the Daoist Immortals.
The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.113.
Where the work was made
Referenced in 1 publication
Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Marvel of Porcelain', Sydney, 2003, 113 (colour illus.).
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