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Porcelain pear-shaped vase with wide mouth and two tubular handles. The vase has crackled glaze, covered with a clear apple-green enamel. There is brown slip on the base, which is unglazed.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 240 millimetres
- Diameter: 168 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Vase with green glaze
Green derived from copper was used as a single colour glaze from the Xuande period (AD 1425–35), applied over a transparent high-fired glaze. This vase combines the shape of an ancient bronze with this green glaze popular in the Kangxi period.
Porcelain with apple-green glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD1662–1722
PDF card: in 1933 from F. Patridge for £350.
Porcelain pear-shaped vase with wide mouth and two tubular handles. Crackled grey Guan type glaze, covered with a clear apple-green enamel. Brown slip on unglazed base.
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Object reference number: RRC38879
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