Porcelain vase with faceted body and two animal mask handles. The vase has a white body and blue-toned glaze. There is a floral scroll incised on the exterior. There are firing cracks on sides of handles and body.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 166 millimetres
- Width: 106 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Vase with qingbai glaze
The form of this vase is based on metalwork probably bronze. The vase is based on a Ming dynasty Xuande period vase which was copied in highly stylised versions in several Qing dynasty reigns from the Kangxi period (AD 1662–1722) onwards.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD1800–1900
White porcelain vase with faceted body and two animal mask handles. Covered with blue-toned glaze and incised with floral scroll. Firing cracks on sides of handles and body.
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Object reference number: RRC39309
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