A Song or Jin Jizhou Ware Jar c.13th Century

A Jizhou Black Glazed Stoneware Jar Southern Song (1127-1279) or Jin (1115-1234). A Stoutly Potted Jar with with Lug Handles and Paper Cut Reserves in the Form of a Flowering Branch. Two Ting Kiln Supports Have Been Left on the base of the jar.


Condition: In excellent condition, minor wear.

Size: Height : 11 cm (4 1/4 inches)

Provenance: R&G McPherson Antiques The Collection of Mr and Mrs Guy Jones. Label to base

References: For a Jizhou jar of this type with paper cut reserves against a black ground, in this example the reserves are also undecorated, see : Jizhou Kiln (Wenwu. ISBN 978-7-5010-2172-7) plate 41.

Stock number: 24074.

Category: .

The process used to produce this piece involve cutting a piece of paper to the shape of the flowers and applying it to the surface, the jar is then dipped in a thick iron-oxide rich glaze.



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