BowlArtist(s)ChineseArtist NationalityChinese (culture or style)Object Creation Date14th centuryMedium & Supportglaze on stonewareDimensions
1 15/16 in x 7 11/16 in (4.92 cm x 19.53 cm);1 15/16 in (4.92 cm)Credit LineGift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo OgitaSubject matter
ware celadon bowl of the late Yuan (1271-1368) to early Ming Dynasties (1368-1644). It was produced in northern Zhejiang province, where yue
kilns were employed since the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (11th century-221 BCE). The exterior of the bowl is carved to resemble a lotus flower, which is related to Pure Land Buddhism where practitioners are reborn into Amitabha's Western Paradise through lotus buds.Physical Description
A wide, shallow stoneware bowl on a footring with an everted rim with articulation. The exterior is carved with lotus petals and covered in a gray-green celadon glaze.Primary Object Classification Ceramic Primary Object TypebowlCollection AreaAsianRights
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