Small porcelain vase of bronze form with two dark blue mask handles. Underglaze blue with scrolling morning glories on neck and body. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 145 millimetres
- Width: 80 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character archaistic Xuande mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base inside the foot
Published PDF date : mid 15th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Vase with morning glory flowers
This vase is decorated with a morning glory flower scroll in underglaze blue. The form of this vase is based on metalwork probably bronze. Inside the foot is a poorly written Xuande mark in underglaze blue.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period, AD1426–35
Object reference number: RRC39539