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Pear-shaped porcelain vase. Covered with dense brown-black glaze, white at rim and on base, unglazed inside neck.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 85 millimetres
- Diameter: 43 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Vase with iron-black glaze
This pear-shaped vase is covered with an iron-black monochrome glaze which was popular in the Qing dynasty particularly in the Kangxi (AD 1662–1722) period but was later copied in the nineteenth century.
Porcelain with transparent and iron-black glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about 1800–1900
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39819
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