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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,A.506

  • Description

    Porcelain globular vase. The vase has a white body and copper red glaze on the exterior with plain white glaze on the interior. There are four masks and rings in low relief on the exterior, reserved in white against the copper red ground. There is an inscription on the base, which is glazed.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1736-1795
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 178 millimetres
    • Diameter: 151 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Comment

        Xuande mark
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF A506

    Vase in the form of a bronze with copper-red glaze


    This porcelain vase has four mask handles with rings in low relief reserved in white against a copper-red ground. The base carries an apocryphal Xuande mark.


    Porcelain with applied decoration, transparent and copper-red glazes
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, AD 1736–1795

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1975 Monochrome pl. 237 bibliographic details
    • Medley 1973 p.29, no.A506 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989 p.30, no.A506 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/dc48/sh7

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,A.506

Copper red globular porcelain vase with four masks and rings in low relief, reserved in white against a copper red ground. Plain white glaze inside and on base, with inscription.

Copper red globular porcelain vase with four masks and rings in low relief, reserved in white against a copper red ground. Plain white glaze inside and on base, with inscription.

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