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Small porcelain vase of meiping form. Underglaze blue with a wide band of scrolling peonies and two bands of overlapping lotus panels. Band of separated floral sprays on mouth. Main foot unglazed and secondary foot and base glazed.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 155 millimetres
- Diameter: 115 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming mid 15th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Blue-and-white jar with flowers
An extraordinary number of Jiangxi men were employed within the central government during the early to mid-fifteenth century, which may have contributed to maintaining Jingdezhen, located in north-eastern Jiangxi, as the main source of court ceramics. This small jar is unmarked.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, about AD1426–57
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Object reference number: RRC39513
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