Jun ware. Dish, stoneware with pale lavender-blue glaze; China (Henan province), Northern Song dynasty
Jun ware dish of shallow shape with gently curving sides turning in slightly at the rim, and with small, low spreading foot. Stoneware burnt brown while imperfectly glazed round the footring, and covered with a thick, pale lavender-blue glaze, a patch of glaze on the base.
Given by Sir Alan Barlow, Bt, GCB, KBE and Lady Barlow
Location: Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137, case 3, shelf 3