Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tea bowl
  • China
  • tea bowl, 1100s–1200s, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)
  • Where object was made: China
  • jian ware, stoneware, glazing, silver
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7.3 x 11.8 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 7/8 x 4 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Kress Gallery, 407, C6
  • 1928.1632
Label Text

Tea bowl of dark clay with black and irredescent streaks. Silver rim. Base unglazed. From Jian or Chien kilns.