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Title

Tripod vessel

13th century

Artist

Ge ware

China

  • Details

    Other Title
    Incense burner, tripod vessel
    Place where the work was made
    Zhejiang Province China
    Period
    Southern Song 1127 - 1279 Song dynasty 960 - 1279 → China
    Date
    13th century
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    stoneware with crackled glaze
    Dimensions
    7.5 x 9.8 cm; 9.5 cm diam. of mouth
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Bequest of Kenneth Myer 1993
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    584.1993
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Ge ware

    Works in the collection

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    Popular among the Song court bureaucracy were ceramics with the appearance of 'crazing' (fine lines produced by the shrinking of the glaze in the kiln) in their thick glaze, enhanced by rubbing ink into the cracks. Wares such as this, known as Ge wares, are thought to have been produced at the Longquan kilns, probably only from the Yuan and early Ming periods, although traditionally they are considered a Song ware.

    The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.107.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Zhejiang Province

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication