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  • Museum number

    PDF.126

  • Description

    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 crackled glaze.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 18thC
  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 88 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : 17th-18thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 126

    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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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1980 p.25, no.66 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G95/dc11/sh7

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.126

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 crackled glaze.

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