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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Coral-red glazed porcelain double-gourd shaped vase.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1800-1900
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 120 millimetres
    • Diameter: 70 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Room 95 label text:

    PDF B521

    Double gourd vase with coral-red glaze

    This double-gourd vase is covered with a transparent glaze and then fired for a second time with an iron-pigmented overglaze on the outside.

    Porcelain with transparent glaze, and iron-red glaze
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, about 1800–1900


  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1973 p.47, no.B521 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989 p.48, no.B521 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G95/dc36/sh7

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift. Dominic Jellinek. Bluett & Sons Archive. June 26th 1930. A Collection of Old Chinese Porcelain with Monochrome Glazes [The Howard Back Collection]. No.61: £35.

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