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Porcelain vase with a depressed globular body and long neck. The vase is made of 'soft paste' porcelain (hua shi). There are dense lotus scroll designs in underglaze cobalt blue on the body and shoulder, pointed leaves on the lower part of the neck, and a chevron band around the mouth. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 67 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Xuande nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Xuande reign
Inscription CommentSix-character archaistic Xuande mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing mid 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Blue-and-white miniature vase
The base has an apocryphal six-character underglaze blue Xuande reign mark
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
Vase made of 'soft paste' porcelain (hua shi) with a depressed globular body and long neck. Decorated in underglaze cobalt blue. Dense lotus scroll designs on the body and shoulder, pointed leaves on the lower part of the neck, and a chevron band around the mouth. Mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC38977
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