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Bowl

Asian Art

On View: Great Hall, Southwest, 1st floor
The creamy celadon glaze of this tea bowl is typical of wares made in the Longquan area of southern China beginning in the tenth century. Many Longquan celadons are a darker green. Longquan wares became an important export commodity, widely collected in Southeast Asia and the Middle East and highly influential on ceramic production in Japan and Korea. This is an especially elegant example: its perfectly symmetrical shape reflects Confucian values of rectitude and balance and correct relationships in society.
MEDIUM High-fired green ware (celadon).
DATES 13th century
DYNASTY Southern Song Dynasty-Yuan Dynasty
DIMENSIONS 1 7/8 x 4 1/8 in. (4.8 x 10.5 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Asian Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Great Hall, Southwest, 1st floor
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ACCESSION NUMBER 50.148
CREDIT LINE A. Augustus Healy Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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 <em>Bowl</em>, 13th century. High-fired green ware (celadon)., 1 7/8 x 4 1/8 in. (4.8 x 10.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 50.148. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.148_view1_bw.jpg)