China and Sweden: Treasured Memories
Chinese Porcelain in Swedish Collections
30. Brush washer, Ru ware
Hebei Baofeng Xian, Northern Song (960-1127)
H. 3.5 cm, Md 13 cm, Fd 9 cm
Collection of Röhsska Museum, Gothenburg, inv.
Stoneware (ci) with ash gray rather well fused body, covered by a transparent, blue green glaze (fenqing), intentionally crackled glaze fired in reducing atmosphere. The dish is completely covered by glaze except on the three symmetrically placed spur marks.