MF 12 A rare coffee-brown glazed dish


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Wanli period(1572-1620)

The dish is of shallow saucer form with rounded sides and barbed rim.and covered with a coffee-brown glaze inside and out. The centre is painted in white slip with a crane in flight with black beak, eye and legs amongst white clouds  below two moulded rows of ruyi heads on the well and below the rim. The outside has moulded rows of textile pattern and a border of lappets encircling the foot.

Diameter 20 cm

Ceramics > Early Ceramics