Crackle Cup

DIA75xH35, China

A modern day Jun ware cup.  Jun ware is a type of celadon which dated back to the Tang dynasty and its popularity goes from the Sung dynasty all the way to the Qing dynasty.  Its typical glaze has a spectrum of colour; rose purple,  begonia red, aubergine purple, rooster blood red, grape purple, cinnabar red, spring onion green.  Within these colours, there is a complexity of  colours within.

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