Dish with incised decoration

  • Porcelain with clear glaze
  • 8.1 x 25.7 cm
  • Dehua ware
  • 13th century, Southern Song or Yuan dynasty
  • Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • S2005.27


Dish with flared mouthrim, broad bi-shaped footring, and six spurmarks on the interior bottom.
Clay: porcelain.
Glaze: translucent, glossy, finely crazed; falls short of the upper half of exterior body.
Decoration: one incised ring below the mouthrim and one on interior bottom.
Inscriptions: two numbers, resembling "77," painted by brush with dark grey pigment (faded Chinese ink?) on exterior body.

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