Large bowl with rounded sides, tall and fluted footring, and two incised rings on upper and lower exterior. The body is a fine, light grey stoneware. The bowl is covered with shiny dark brown iron glaze with iron-rich rusty splashes. The foot rim is unglazed, together with an unglazed stacking ring at the centre to avoid sticking during firing.
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