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An image of Vase by Jingdezhen ware

Jingdezhen ware

(China  – )

Title
Vase
Place of origin
JingdezhenJiangxi ProvinceChina
Period
Republic 1912 - 1949 → China
Year
1920s-1930s
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
egg shell porcelain with enamel decoration
Dimensions

8.4 cm diam. of mouth; 25.4 x 15.7 cm

Credit
Bequest of Alan Renshaw 1975
Accession number
290.1975
Location
Not on display
Further information

The medium description of this vase is egg shell porcelain with enamel decoration. The potting is extremely thin, probably less than 1 mm. This type of fragile glassy porcelain was the result of technical innovations introduced at Jingdezhen early this century.

Hepburn Myrtle, 'Late Chinese Imperial Porcelain', AGNSW, 1980.

Bibliography (2)

J. Hepburn Myrtle, Late Chinese Imperial Porcelain, Sydney, 1980, 8, 49 (illus.). cat.no. 80

J. Hepburn Myrtle, Chinese porcelain of the Ming and Ch'ing dynasties, Sydney, 1977, 37. cat.no 79

Exhibition history (2)

Chinese porcelain of the Ming and Ch'ing dynasties, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Feb 1977–26 Jun 1977

Late Chinese Imperial Porcelain, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 02 Aug 1980–21 Sep 1980