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Rare Jizhou Kiln Painted Period Shard – Song Dynasty

Jizhou ware, also known as Chi-chou ware (Chinese: 吉州窯; pinyin: Jízhōu yáo), originates from Jiangxi province in southern China. Over five centuries of production, the Jizhou kilns created a variety of ceramics that are renowned for their innovative techniques and exquisite craftsmanship. The Jizhou kilns produced an array of distinctive wares, including white painted wares, hare’s fur wares, tortoiseshell wares, and paper-cut wares.

Kiln/Glaze: Jizhou Ware

Age: Song Dynasty (AD 960-1279)

Shard Price: £175 + £6 Worldwide Postage. Total £181

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