Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tea bowl
  • China
  • tea bowl, circa 1000, Song dynasty (960–1279)
  • Where object was made: China
  • jian ware, stoneware, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7 x 12.9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/4 x 5 1/16 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Marc Hansen
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0104
Label Text

Jian ware type tea bowl with a coarse, dark brown/black clay body. Thick black glaze covers body of bowl. Glaze stops in uneven line just short of foot rim.