Guan-type stoneware meiping vase with high rounded shoulder, short wide neck and everted mouthrim. Thick buff-grey glaze with brown stained crackle.
- Height: 169 millimetres
- Diameter: 112 millimetres
- Diameter: 70 millimetres (base)
- Diameter: 62 millimetres (mouth)
Published PDF date : Ming 16th century
Room 95 label text:
Vase with celadon glaze
This vase has a distinctive late Ming form and is covered with a guan-type glaze, recreated on a porcelain body.
Porcelain with crackled celadon glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮 or Foshan, Nanhai county, Guangdong province, 廣東省, 南海縣, 佛山
Ming dynasty, AD 1600–1644
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Object reference number: RRC38446
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