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Title

Vase


Artist

Jingdezhen ware

China


About

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.


Details


Place where the work was made

Jingdezhen Jiangxi Province China


Period

Republic 1912 - 1949 → China


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

290.1975


Artist information

Jingdezhen ware

Works in the collection

119


Place

Where the work was made
Jingdezhen

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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