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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.281

  • Description

    Longquan porcelain meiping vase with two small handles on the shoulder. The vase has grey-green glaze with brown stained crackle. The is an inscription on the base.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 17thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 263 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        On base
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        陳珍山製
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Chen Zhenshan zhi
      • Inscription Translation

        Made by Chen Zhenshan
  • Curator's comments

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

    PDF 281

    Vase with celadon glaze and inscription


    The vase is a typical late Ming shape. It is covered with a celadon glaze. The base is carved with four characters陳珍山製 (Chen Zhenshan zhi ‘ Made by Chen Zhenshan’).


    Stoneware, porcelain–type, with celadon glaze
    Longquan ware龍泉窯
    Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區
    Ming dynasty, about AD 1550–1644

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1977 p.35, no.108, pl.XII bibliographic details
    • Scott & Kerr 1994 p.46, no.104 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 1997 p.49, no.281 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case6/sh2

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.281

Longquan porcelain meiping vase with two small handles on the shoulder. The vase has grey-green glaze with brown stained crackle. The is an inscription on the base.

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