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Porcelain Mallow-shaped plate in rose purple glaze, Jun ware
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Mallow-shaped plate in rosepurple glaze, Jun ware

Song DynastyA.D.960-1279

Unearthed at Fangcheng,Henan

Height: 3.3cm

Mouth diameter: 19.5cm

Foot diameter: 8cm

Jun ware is named after Junzhouwhere it was produced, and the site of the ruined kiln has beendiscovered in the present Yuzhou City, Henan Province. The basiccolour of the Jun ware is sky blue. The technique of yaobian isoften used, which refers to the changes of tints of colours bycontrol of the temperature of the kiln.