Museums Home BMAGiC Home Search Browse BMAGiC Help About BMAGiC Contact Us


View main imageView larger image
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

Additional Images

Click on each image below to view at full size:
View image 2 View image 3 

Basic Information

Accession Number:2006.0403.13
Collection:Applied Art - Asian
Date:960 - 1279


The term 'Junyao' or jun ware refers to this particular style of glaze. It originated in Jun Zhou, now Yozhou City in Henan Province. This thickly potted stoneware has a lavender-blue glaze. Often it is splashed with purple derived from copper oxide.

Franklin Bequest, 2006.

Further Information

Production Period:Song Dynasty
Place of Origin:Jun Zhou, Henan province, China


Height:70 mm
Diameter:160 mm