Kuan Ware - (Ceramics Stoneware Chinese)

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Kuan Ware - (Ceramics, Stoneware, Chinese) Stoneware of the Sung dynasty comprising a dark grey body and thick greyish-green or greyish-blue glaze which usually has an irregular crackle. Made early in the twelfth century at K'ai-feng-fu and then at Hang-chou. Very rare and much esteemed.

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