A Small Russet Glazed Song or Jin Porcelain Jar 11th to 13th Century
A Small Song or Jin Porcelain Russet Glazed Jar, 11th to 13th Century. This quickly made porcelain jar has a translucent iron-rich glaze. Presumably jars of such a diminutive size were made for cosmetics or perhaps medicine.
Condition: In excellent condition, a minute glaze frit to the outter edge.
Size: Diameter 4.8 cm (1 3/4 inches).
Provenance:From a Private London Collection of Early Chinese Ceramics, formed between c.1970-1990.
Stock number: 24948
A Group of Song or Jin Russet Glazed Jars from the same Private Collection.