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Ovoid porcelain jar. Covered with crackled Guan-type glaze, over which green enamel glaze applied. Guan-type glaze also inside neck and on base. Where exposed, body dressed with brown stain.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 105 millimetres
- Diameter: 83 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Jar with green glaze
Green derived from copper was used as a single colour glaze from the Xuande period (AD 1425–35), applied over a transparent high-fired glaze.
Porcelain with green glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD1662–1722
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39980
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