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At A Glance

  • Period

    early 18th century
  • Geography

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Material

    Porcelain with clear colorless glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 18.5 × 8.5 cm (7 5/16 × 3 3/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Monochrome - white.
    Vase of bottle shape with high spreading foot, slightly spreading neck and short vertical lip; from monster heads on neck issue two annular handles from which hang free-moving rings.
    Body: buff stoneware, thinly potted.
    Glaze: creamy white with some late crackle; lip and most of inside of foot raw.
    Decoration: incised in clay under glaze; two dragons, two phoenixes, leaf, flower and scroll patterns.
    Wood stand, not previously recorded.
  • Origin

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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