A Small Russet Glazed Song or Jin Porcelain Jar

c.1000 -1200

A Small Song or Jin Porcelain Russet Glazed Jar, 11-12th 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 very good condition. Two minute glaze chips to the outer edge.
Size
Diameter 4.9 cm (1 3/4 inches)
Provenance
From a Private London Collection of Early Chinese Ceramics, formed between c.1970-1990.
Stock number
24949
£ 220
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A Group of Song or Jin Russet Glazed Jars A Small Song or Jin Porcelain Russet Glazed Jar, 12th 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.
A Group of Song or Jin Russet Glazed Jars A Small Song or Jin Porcelain Russet Glazed Jar, 12th Century.