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.
Republic 1912 - 1949 → China
egg shell porcelain with enamel decoration
8.4 cm diam. of mouth; 25.4 x 15.7 cm
Bequest of Alan Renshaw 1975
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
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
Referenced in 2 publications
J. Hepburn Myrtle, Chinese porcelain of the Ming and Ch'ing dynasties, Sydney, 1977, 37. cat.no 79
J. Hepburn Myrtle, Late Chinese Imperial Porcelain, Sydney, 1980, 8, 49 (illus.). cat.no. 80