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Porcelain vase of meiping form, with bulb at mouth. Covered with opaque bright yellow enamel over high-fired plain glaze, showing white inside mouth and on narrow ring on foot. White glaze on base, with inscription.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 194 millimetres
- Diameter: 102 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription Commentapocryphal Yongzheng
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
Vase with yellow glaze
This vase is covered with an opaque yellow glaze. The base has an apocryphal six-character underglaze blue reign mark of Yongzheng. There is a similar shaped piece with a pink glaze in the Palace Museum, Beijing which is accepted as authentic Yongzheng mark and period.
Porcelain with transparent and yellow glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty to Republican period, AD 1860–1949
Margaret Medley 1975, records: Elphinstone Gift. PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift. Dominic Jellinek. Bluett & Sons Archive. July 17th 1930. No.85: £25.
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Object reference number: RRC39808
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