Porcelain vase of bag-shaped basket form with simulated basketwork and a double cord around the neck that forms loop handles on either side. The vase has white glaze.
- Height: 74 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Vase imitating a basket
This vase is incised with lines to imitate basketwork and with a trompe l’oeil rope around the neck. The design is archaistic and loosely based on earlier white wares with basket work patterns made in North China.
Underfired porcelain, incised and with transparent glaze
South China 中國南部
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
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Object reference number: RRC38603
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