Porcelain vase of meiping form. Covered in crazed translucent green enamel over thin high-fired glaze. Green glaze applied directly to biscuit on base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 162 millimetres
- Diameter: 73 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18th-19thCRoom 95 label text:
Green derived from copper was used as a single colour glaze from the Ming dynasty, Xuande period (AD 1426–35), applied over a transparent high-fired glaze.
Porcelain with transparent and green glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about 1700–1800
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39780
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