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Teabowl with Phoenix and Tortoiseshell Glaze

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese
The Jizhou kilns are known for producing the most technically creative types of decoration during the twelfth to thirteenth centuries. To achieve the interior phoenix design of this teabowl, the Jizhou potters employed an innovative technique of paper-cut stencils, which they fixed to the interior before applying glaze.

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