Porcelain drum-shaped flower-holder with circular central aperture surrounded by one rectangular and four circular apertures, with bands of bosses at the top and bottom of sides. The flower holder has slightly mottled turquoise glaze. The base is unglazed.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 73 millimetres
- Diameter: 132 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming 15th-16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Brush stand turquoise glaze
This stand has bossess around the sides which suggest the studs for stretching a skin on a drum. Similar stands were made with underglaze blue decoration.
Porcelain with turquoise glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, about AD 1488–1550
PDF card: before 1934
Drum-shaped porcelain flower holder with circular central aperture surrounded by one rectangular and four circular apertures. Bands of bosses at top and bottom of sides. Covered in turquoise glaze, slightly mottled. Base unglazed.
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Object reference number: RRC39414
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