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Rare Chinese Song Dynasty Stoneware Jar / Amphora - Yixing Kiln
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Rare Chinese Song Dynasty Stoneware Jar / Amphora - Yixing Kiln


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1492: Item # 1344307

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Rare Chinese Song Dynasty Stoneware Jar / Amphora - Yixing Kiln

This rare and unusual stoneware cone-shaped storage jar, or amphora, was made during the Southern Song Dynasty (AD 1127 - 1279), most likely at the Yixing kilns in Jiangsu province in the east of China. It is quite "heavily-potted" and is coated both inside and out in a brown glaze. The body clearly shows potting rings. There are minor kiln scars to the body in places and a circular mark to the glaze at the base from the kiln support.

This is quite a large vessel with a height of 24 cm (9.5 inches). There are chips to the edge of the mouth but no repair or restoration. 

See also our larger example, stock number MA332.

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