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Porcelain vase of meiping form. Covered with patchy turquoise glaze. Carved peony and leaf scroll around the body with inverted plantain leaf border. Base covered with yellowish-white glaze.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 195 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing Qianlong 1736-1795Room 95 label text:
Meiping Vase with peonies
Turquoise glazes such as this one are particularly runny and suitable for pooling in the lines of carved porcelain vessels such as this.
Porcelain with carved decoration and turquoise 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: RRC39858
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