Porcelain flower holder, with three circular perforations at mouth opening for holding flower stems. Covered all over with pale grey-green celadon-type glaze. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 73 millimetres
- Diameter: 87 millimetres
- Diameter: 57 millimetres (mouth)
Inscription CommentYongzheng mark and period
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
Flower holder with celadon glaze
This squat vessel is fashioned with three holes in the top for holding the stems of plants or for feathers. Although the iron-pigmented, high-fired glaze echoes celadons of the Song period (AD 960–1279), the form of the vessel is new. Despite ruling for only twelve years, the Yongzheng era is arguably the most creative period of Qing ceramic production at Jingdezhen.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark and crackled celadon glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng seal mark and period, AD1723–35
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
Porcelain flower holder, with three circular perforations at mouth opening for holding flower stems. Covered all over with pale grey-green celadon-type glaze. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39849
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