Bottle

  • Unglazed stoneware
  • 19.8 x 11.7 cm
  • Cizao ware
  • 13th-14th century, Southern Song or Yuan dynasty
  • Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
  • S2005.37

Description

Jar of conical form with small mouth and broad shoulder tapering towards foot and flat base. Finger-impressed marks on the middle of the body left by potter while removing vessel from the throwing wheel.
Clay: light grey stoneware. Bloating probably caused by steam expanding within clay body not sufficiently dried before firing.
Glaze: none.
Decoration: none.


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