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Longquan-type ware porcelain vase of squared hu form. Two applied handles at sides of neck. Very pale grey body covered with thick grey-green glaze which pales almost to white on the angles. Rim of foot unglazed and turned brownish in firing.
- Made in: Longquan
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Longquan Area)
- Height: 176 millimetres
- Width: 73 millimetres
- Depth: 66 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 17th-18thCRoom 95 label text:
Vase with celadon glaze
This four sided vase, modelled on a bronze form was made for the domestic Chinese market in the late Ming dynasty. Chinese people traditionally liked green glazes as it evokes the colour of jade.
Stoneware, porcelain–type, with celadon glaze
Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區
Ming dynasty, about AD 1600–1644
Porcelain Longquan-type vase of squared hu form. Two applied handles at sides of neck. Very pale grey body covered with thick grey-green glaze which pales almost to white on the angles. Rim of foot unglazed and turned brownish in firing.
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Object reference number: RRC39263
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