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Porcelain vase in the form of an archaic bronze 'gu' with a wide flaring mouth, long slender neck, rounded centre and with a wide spreading foot. The vase has light blue tinged glaze. There is an incised design of banana leaf panel on the neck.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 223 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Qing Qianlong nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Qing dynasty, Qianlong reign
Inscription Commentapocryphal Qianlong mark
Room 95 label text:
Vase modelled on an ancient bronze vessel called a gu
This porcelain gu vase is incised with leaves around the neck and is covered with a clear glaze with a blue-tinge. On the base is a six-character, underglaze blue, apocryphal Qianlong seal mark.
Porcelain with incised decoration, underglaze cobalt-blue mark and clear glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景���鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1800–1900
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Object reference number: RRC38809
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