Bowl

DATE:
1127–1279
MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE:
Ceramic with Temmoku glaze
CLASSIFICATION:
Containers
DIMENSIONS:
Height: 3 in. (7.62 cm) Diameter: 7 5/8 in. (19.368 cm)
DEPARTMENT:
Arts of Asia
LOCATION:
Arts of Asia - China, Level 3
CREDIT LINE:
Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Mrs. Alex Camp in memory of Mrs. A.C. Bigger
COPYRIGHT:
Image courtesy Dallas Museum of Art
OBJECT NUMBER:
1971.15

General Description

This Song tea bowl is covered in a dark temmoku glaze, which offset the green color of the tea. Such cups have a deliberately casual appearance though they are in fact works of considerable technical complexity.

Adapted from

Anne Bromberg, Dallas Museum of Art: Selected Works (Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, 1984), 84.