China and Sweden: Treasured Memories

Second Section

Chinese Porcelain in Swedish Collections
Ru yao

Brush washer, Ru ware

30. Brush washer, Ru ware
Hebei Baofeng Xian, Northern Song (960-1127)
H. 3.5 cm, Md 13 cm, Fd 9 cm
Collection of Röhsska Museum, Gothenburg, inv.

Stoneware (ci) with ash gray rather well fused body, covered by a transparent, blue green glaze (fenqing), intentionally crackled glaze fired in reducing atmosphere. The dish is completely covered by glaze except on the three symmetrically placed spur marks.


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