Porcelain meiping vase with recessed base. The vase is made of 'soft paste' porcelain (hua shi). There are chrysanthemums and roses around an ornamental rock with insects in underglaze cobalt blue on the exterior. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 112 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Jiajing nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Jiajing period
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Blue-and-white vase with flowers and rocks
This small vase is decorated with flowers and with rocks. On the base is an apocryphal Jiajing reign mark in underglaze blue.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
Meiping vase made of 'soft paste' porcelain (hua shi) with recessed base decorated in underglaze cobalt blue. Chrysanthemums and roses around an ornamental rock with insects. Mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC38991
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