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light green bowl with incised decoration
  • China
  • light green bowl with incised decoration, 1200s, Song dynasty (960–1279) to Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)
  • Where object was made: China
  • stoneware, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7.8 x 17.3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/16 x 6 3/4 in
  • Gift of the Mauser Harmony with Nature Foundation, Inc., in memory of Dr. Ferdinand F. Mauser 1914–1994
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0151
Description

light brown bowl with incised decoration; export-ware for Southeast Asia. Thinly potted stoneware with olive green crackled glaze and incised designs of freely drawn flowers in the interior. Buff colored clay with straight, unglazed foot and base.