Porcelain vase round rim squared at the exterior and flattened sides. The vase has a white body and blue-toned glaze. There are heart-shaped panels with five clawed dragon among clouds incised on the exterior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 182 millimetres
- Width: 136 millimetres
- Depth: 104 millimetres
Published PDF date : MingRoom 95 label text:
Vase with transparent glaze
This vase is moulded with raised peach-shaped panels on either side. It is unmarked but its shape is typical of the Middle Ming emperor Jiajing’s porcelain. It is covered with a blue-tinged transparent glaze.
Porcelain with incised decoration and transparent glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, AD 1522–1566
White porcelain vase with round rim squared at the outside, flattened sides and heart-shaped panels incised with five clawed dragon among clouds. Covered with a blue-toned glaze.
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Object reference number: RRC39301
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