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Chinese Kuan type stoneware dish

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An image of Dish, with a thick, very pale greyish green opaque glaze with a dark grey fine crackle. Kuan type. The dish has a wide base and straight slanting sides. Six depressions in lip to represent flower petals. Convex central surface. The body is exposed at one place on the lip, and burnt reddish brown. Short, glazed, tapering foot with unglazed rim burnt dark reddish brown. Glazed base. Celadon glazed. Song Dynasty (960-1279). Chinese.

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Dish, with a thick, very pale greyish green opaque glaze with a dark grey fine crackle. Kuan type. The dish has a wide base and straight slanting sides. Six depressions in lip to represent flower petals. Convex central surface. The body is exposed at one place on the lip, and burnt reddish brown. Short, glazed, tapering foot with unglazed rim burnt dark reddish brown. Glazed base. Celadon glazed. Song Dynasty (960-1279). Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: C.6-1968
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3D II-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 951 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 606.64kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1
  • Captured: 2009:05:12 04:43:28

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celadon glazed Chinese crackled dish Fitz_AA glazed green grey Kuan type Medieval opaque pale green pottery Song Dynasty stoneware

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