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    Pear-shaped porcelain bottle vase. Covered with matt opaque turquoise glaze. White glaze at mouth, inside neck and on base.

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  • Date

    • 1720-1800 (turquoise later)
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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 193 millimetres
    • Diameter: 96 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing 18th-19th centuyRoom 95 label text:

    PDF B535

    Bottle vase with turquoise glaze

    This porcelain bottle is coated with an opaque turquoise glaze coloured with copper.

    Porcelain with transparent and turquoise glazes
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, about 1720–1800


  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1973 p.49, no.B535 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989 p.50, no.B535 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989b p.96, no.97 (turquoise vase) bibliographic details
    • Hobson, Rackham & King 1931 pp.22-23; colour pl. 3 bibliographic details
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    PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift. Dominic Jellinek. Bluett & Sons Archive. May 7th 1931. Bought on Commission, Sotheby's. The Property of The Misses Alexander (formed by the late William Cleverly Alexander, Esq.). Lot 236: £40. Illustrated in colour by R. L. Hobson, "The Collector", July 1930.

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Pear-shaped porcelain bottle vase. Covered with matt opaque turquoise glaze. White glaze at mouth, inside neck and on base.

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