Porcelain vase of archaic bronze gu form with long neck, wide everted mouth, rounded central section and tall foot gently spreading to the base. There are floral scrolls in underglaze blue against a red enamel ground on the exterior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 305 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Jiajing nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign
Published PDF date : Ming 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Vase modelled on the form of an ancient bronze vessel
This vase is modelled on an ancient Chinese bronze called a gu. It is painted in underglaze blue with flowers and later a red enamel ground has been added.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and red enamel
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD 1522–1566 but later enamels
Porcelain vase of archaic bronze gu form with long neck, wide everted mouth, rounded central section and tall foot gently spreading to the base. Floral scrolls in underglaze blue against a red enamel ground.
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Object reference number: RRC39076
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