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Porcelain bottle of globular form with long slightly expanding neck and straight mouth rim. The bottle has iron red enamel over a plain felspathic glaze. There are traces of a gilt design of a bird on a peony branch, chrysanthemums, two butterflies and a bird in flight. There are numerous pin-holes on the base which has a plain felspathic glaze.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 170 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Bottle with iron-red glaze
Potters covered this vase in a transparent glaze and fired it. It was then covered with an iron-red glaze and fired again at a lower temperature to fix this colour. It bears traces of a gilt design of a bird on a peony branch, chrysanthemums, two butterflies and a bird in flight.
Porcelain with transparent and iron-red glazes and gilding
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about 1700–1800
Globular porcelain bottle with long slightly expanding neck and straight mouth rim. Iron red enamel over a plain felspathic glaze. Traces of a gilt design of a bird on a peony branch, chrysanthemums, two butterflies and a bird in flight. Numerous pin-holes on the plain felspathic glazed base.
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Object reference number: RRC38935
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