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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.302

  • Description

    Stoneware vase with tubular neck. The vase has black gloss glaze.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1800-1949
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 377 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Ming 16th-17th centuryRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 302

    Vase with brown glaze


    This vase is covered with a glossy iron-brown glaze.


    Porcelain with iron-brown glaze
    Probably Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty to Republican Period, AD 1800–1949

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1975 Monochrome pl. 160 bibliographic details
    • Medley 1980 p.37, no.126 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case12/sh9

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    Margaret Medley 1980 records: From the R. Weismann Collection, Berlin

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.302

Stoneware vase with tubular neck. The vase has black gloss glaze.

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