Tea bowl with design of flower and bird in mottled black and brown glazes

Tea bowl with bird and flower design

Chinese
Southern Song dynasty
late 12th to early 13th century


Dimensions

Overall: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.) Other (diameter of mouth): 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.) Other (diameter of foot): 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.12

Medium or Technique

Stoneware, Jizhou ware

On View

Paul and Helen Bernat Gallery (Gallery 274)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Stoneware

Provenance

Prior to 1911 purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow; 1911 given to the Museum by William Sturgis Bigelow

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection