Globular porcelain vase with long tubular neck. Covered with mottled turquoise and blue matt glaze.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 123 millimetres
- Diameter: 72 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Vase with robin’s egg glaze
This vase is covered with a mottled glaze which connoisseurs traditionally describe as robin’s egg because of its similarity to a robin’s egg. During the 18th century a range of opaque turquoise glazes were made at Jingdezhen. These were coloured with copper and opacified with arsenic.
Porcelain with robin’s egg glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about 1700–1800
Margaret Medley 1975, records: Elphinstone Gift. PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39864
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