Entre 1100 et 1127
Grès, Céladon, Gravé = incisé
Boîte à encens
Don manuel : Zuellig, Gilbert; Zuellig (Madame)
M.C. 2000-3

The Yaozhou kilns were located around Huangbaozhen, in the Tongchuan district, in the centre of Shaanxi province. This small box with an extremely refined greyish olive-green glaze is adorned with a large open lotus flower, a motif frequently found on bowls and vases of this kind produced in the 12th and 13th centuries.

Reference(s) : Gilles Béguin (dir.), Art chinois, Musée Cernuschi, acquisitions 1993-2004, Paris Musées / Findakly, 2005, p. 112
Gilles Béguin, Activités du musée Cernuschi, Arts asiatiques, 2001 , t.56, p.133-134