Porcelain facetted vase with a high, splayed foot, a tall, straight neck, two beast mask handles at the neck, and a think rolled lip. There is scrolling morning glory in underglaze cobalt blue and yellow overglaze enamel on the body.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 143 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Vase with morning glory flowers
This vase is decorated with a morning glory flower scroll in underglaze blue and with overglaze yellow. The form of this vase is based on metalwork probably bronze.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration and overglaze yellow
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli period, AD1573–1620
Facetted porcelain vase with a high, splayed foot, a tall, straight neckand a think rolled lip. Underglaze cobalt blue and yellow overglaze enamel. Two beast mask handles on either side of the neck; scrolling morning glory on the body.
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Object reference number: RRC39113
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