• Small glazed stoneware dish with bracketed rim
    • Small glazed stoneware dish with bracketed rim
    Small glazed stoneware dish with bracketed rim

    Junyao

    The exhibition is devoted entirely to Junyao, one of the 'five classic wares' of Song China.

    Small glazed stoneware dish with bracketed rim

    Diameter: 11.7cm

    Northern Song period, 11th - 12th century 
    Jun kilns, Henan province


    Jun ware is often listed as one of the ‘Five Classic Wares’ (wu da yao) of the Song dynasty (960 - 1279). Vessels were made over a long period of time, up to the early part of the Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), at a number of kilns primarily in Henan province. The present exhibition comprises sixteen pieces of Jun ware, with examples spanning the four centuries of production. They range in shape from bowls and dishes to the jardinières known to have been used to decorate various halls and courtyards of the imperial palaces.

  • Pair of small glazed stoneware bowls

    Junyao

    The exhibition is devoted entirely to Junyao, one of the 'five classic wares' of Song China.

    Pair of small glazed stoneware bowls

    Diameter: 6.2 and 6.3cm

    Northern Song period, 11th - 12th century
    Jun kilns, Henan province


    Jun ware is often listed as one of the ‘Five Classic Wares’ (wu da yao) of the Song dynasty (960 - 1279). Vessels were made over a long period of time, up to the early part of the Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), at a number of kilns primarily in Henan province. The present exhibition comprises sixteen pieces of Jun ware, with examples spanning the four centuries of production. They range in shape from bowls and dishes to the jardinières known to have been used to decorate various halls and courtyards of the imperial palaces.

     

    • Glazed stoneware bowl with foliate rim
    • Glazed stoneware bowl with foliate rim
    • Glazed stoneware bowl with foliate rim
    Glazed stoneware bowl with foliate rim

    Junyao

    The exhibition is devoted entirely to Junyao, one of the 'five classic wares' of Song China.

    Glazed stoneware bowl with foliate rim

    Diameter: 23.9cm Height: 11.3cm

    Jin Period, 13th century
    Jun Kilns, Henan province


    Jun ware is often listed as one of the ‘Five Classic Wares’ (wu da yao) of the Song dynasty (960 - 1279). Vessels were made over a long period of time, up to the early part of the Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), at a number of kilns primarily in Henan province. The present exhibition comprises sixteen pieces of Jun ware, with examples spanning the four centuries of production. They range in shape from bowls and dishes to the jardinières known to have been used to decorate various halls and courtyards of the imperial palaces.

  • Glazed stoneware dish

    Junyao

    The exhibition is devoted entirely to Junyao, one of the 'five classic wares' of Song China.

    Glazed stoneware dish

    Diameter: 17.7cm

    Jin period, 12th - 13th century
    Jun kilns, Henan province

    Jun ware is often listed as one of the ‘Five Classic Wares’ (wu da yao) of the Song dynasty (960 - 1279). Vessels were made over a long period of time, up to the early part of the Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), at a number of kilns primarily in Henan province. The present exhibition comprises sixteen pieces of Jun ware, with examples spanning the four centuries of production. They range in shape from bowls and dishes to the jardinières known to have been used to decorate various halls and courtyards of the imperial palaces.

     

    • Glazed stoneware flowerpot, zhadou
    • Glazed stoneware flowerpot, zhadou
    • Glazed stoneware flowerpot, zhadou
    Glazed stoneware flowerpot, zhadou

    Junyao

    The exhibition is devoted entirely to Junyao, one of the 'five classic wares' of Song China.

    Glazed stoneware flowerpot, zhadou

    Diameter of rim: 20.0cm Height: 18.5cm

    Ming dynasty, 15th century 
    Jun kilns, Henan province

    Jun ware is often listed as one of the ‘Five Classic Wares’ (wu da yao) of the Song dynasty (960 - 1279). Vessels were made over a long period of time, up to the early part of the Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), at a number of kilns primarily in Henan province. The present exhibition comprises sixteen pieces of Jun ware, with examples spanning the four centuries of production. They range in shape from bowls and dishes to the jardinières known to have been used to decorate various halls and courtyards of the imperial palaces.

     

    • Glazed stoneware flowerpot, zhadou
    • Glazed stoneware flowerpot, zhadou
    • Glazed stoneware flowerpot, zhadou
    Glazed stoneware flowerpot, zhadou

    Junyao

    The exhibition is devoted entirely to Junyao, one of the 'five classic wares' of Song China.

    Glazed stoneware flowerpot, zhadou

    Diameter of rim: 20.0cm Height: 19.0cm

    Ming dynasty, 15th century
    Jun kilns, Henan province 

    Jun ware is often listed as one of the ‘Five Classic Wares’ (wu da yao) of the Song dynasty (960 - 1279). Vessels were made over a long period of time, up to the early part of the Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), at a number of kilns primarily in Henan province. The present exhibition comprises sixteen pieces of Jun ware, with examples spanning the four centuries of production. They range in shape from bowls and dishes to the jardinières known to have been used to decorate various halls and courtyards of the imperial palaces.