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Porcelain wine ewer, of depressed globular form, with cover. The ewer is made of 'soft paste' porcelain (hua shi). There are lappets, scrolls and leaf patterns in underglaze blue on the body, and stylised flowers on the spout and handle. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 70 millimetres
- Diameter: 88 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn the base
Inscription CommentOn the base the character 'yu' (jade)
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Blue-and-white wine or tea pot
This wine or tea pot has the character玉 (yu ‘jade’) on the base.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
Depressed globular wine ewer with cover of 'soft paste' porcelain (hua shi), decorated in underglaze blue on exterior. Lappets, scrolls and leaf patterns on body, stylised flowers on spout and handle. Mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC38993
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