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Pear-shaped porcelain vase. Covered with deep manganese-purple glaze, incised with camellia and other plants with rocks. Base also glazed, but foot ring unglazed showing white fine porcelain body.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 249 millimetres
- Diameter: 120 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Vase with plants and rocks
This vase is incised with plants and rocks. It is covered with a rich blue-purple glaze which is pigmented with manganese and cobalt.
Porcelain with incised decoration and purple glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
Margaret Medley 1975, records: Elphinstone Gift. PDF card: Acquired 1952. Elphinstone Gift
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Object reference number: RRC39488
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