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BOTTLE VASE

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Second Floor Library


About this object

This bottle vase is set on a slightly splayed foot ring rising to a globular body and surmounted by a tall neck with flared mouth. It is covered in a glossy flambe raspberry glaze transmuting to lavender blue and purple, resembling the speckled robin's egg glaze, or lujun; the mouth is dressed with a coffee glaze. A two-character cold paint mark is on the base.

This bottle vase is set on a slightly splayed foot ring rising to a globular body and surmounted by a tall neck with flared mouth. It is covered in a glossy flambe raspberry glaze transmuting to lavender blue and purple, resembling the speckled robin's egg glaze, or lujun; the mouth is dressed with a grayish-white glaze. A two-character cold paint mark is on the base.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
BOTTLE VASE
Made from:
Porcelain with flambé glaze
Made in:
Jingdezhen, China
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
H. 14 × Diam. 10 in. (35.6 × 25.4 cm) on wood stand: H. 17 in. (43.2 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.254
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK on bottom: number in ink in Chinese
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973