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Guan-type stoneware vase of archaic bronze hu form with an octagonal body, two tubular lug handles at the neck, two raised horizontal bands around the neck, and a tall foot. The vase has thick, opaque pale grey glaze with fine irregular crackle stained red-brown.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 146 millimetres
- Diameter: 72 millimetres
- Width: 46 millimetres (base)
- Depth: 43 millimetres (base)
- Width: 46 millimetres (mouth)
- Depth: 41 millimetres (mouth)
Published PDF date : Southern Song 12th-13thC
Room 95 label text:
Hu–shaped vase with guan–type celadon glaze
This vase combines the shape of an ancient bronze with the glaze of Song dynasty guan wares, recreated on a porcelain body. This combination of an interest in the antique and a desire to experiment and create something new is a fundamental part of Chinese culture
Stoneware with guan–type crackled glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1736–1795
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Object reference number: RRC38441
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