It is a Jun ware used in the palace, as a furnishing.
This flowerpot can be called the masterpiece of Jun ware
in the period of Beisong. The outlook is very classical
and graceful and the mouth is in the shape of the water
chestnut flower. The bright and clear lines, the protruding
edges and corners and the hardness combined with the softness,
which displays a kind of reserved beauty. The whole body
is mainly glazed with bright and beautiful color of crimson
purple, with blue, gray and other colors in it. It is uncommon
in spite of bright colors, and moreover it has deep artistic
conception for thought.