Keywords: Jingdezhen ware
A small bottle, with six-lobed body and slender neck standing on a basal ring. Wood stand with inscription. Clay: opaque, white porcelain. Glaze: faintly bluish-white. Decoration: painted in thin, transparent enamels over glaze (tou ts’ai). Six character reign mark under the foot.
Blue-and-white. Jar: carved wood stand. Clay: white porcelain, heavily potted. Glaze: colorless, transparent. Decoration: in under-glaze cobalt oxide (blue). Six-character mark on the neck (daming jiajing nianzhi )and two shou 壽 characters included in the design of dragons, crested waves, fungus of longevity, and clouds.
Blue-and-white. Clay: fine white porcelain. Glaze: transparent, faintly bluish. Decoration: in underglaze blue, waves, dragons, lotus panels outside. Six-character mark of the period inside bottom.
Polychrome. Vase: bottle shaped, handles on neck. Clay: fine-grained, hard, pure white, very thin. Glaze: high-fired, perfectly transparent. Decoration: outside, except handles and foot, an even coat of opaque pink enamel on which are chrysanthemums, fruit, and butterflies in enamels of the “famille rose.” On the foot, a four-character mark of the Yung-cheng period in …