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Porcelain vase of ovoid form. Covered in finely crazed yellow enamel over thin high-fired glaze. Plain white glaze inside and on base, with inscription.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 268 millimetres
- Diameter: 117 millimetres
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TranslationMade in the Qing dynasty Kangxi reign
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Vase with yellow glaze
This vase is marked with a six-character underglaze blue reign mark of the Kangxi period on the base. It was however made in the late Qing dynasty, probably for collectors of antique Chinese porcelain. Many upright shapes were made, copying earlier wares, for display in a range of bright colours. The underglaze blue apocryphal Kangxi reign mark on the base is a mark of quality.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, transparent and yellow glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1860–1911
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Object reference number: RRC39449
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