Bowl with White Rim and Five Russet Markings against a Subtle Hare's Fur Glaze, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Bowl with White Rim and Five Russet Markings against a Subtle Hare's Fur Glaze, Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. Northern black ware of Cizhou type: light gray stoneware with dark brown glaze and with markings in overglaze iron-brown slip, the rim dressed with white slip under clear glaze, the base and unglazed lower portion with a brush-written inscription reading "Wei Han Han / Wei / Wei". 8.1 x 17.9 cm (3 3/16 x 7 1/16 in.). Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art, 1992.338 © President and Fellows of Harvard College.