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BALUSTER VASE

Made by: Unknown (Ceramicist)

On view in: Second Floor Hallway


About this object

This elongated, elegantly potted baluster vase rises from a short spreading foot to high sloping shoulders to a tall cylindrical flared neck. It is flambé-glazed in langyao (also known as sang-de-bouef or oxblood) with streaks ranging from light crimson to deep raspberry to liver on the exterior and white on the interior. The foot ring is glazed in white with characteristic knife-edge finishing.

Object name:
BALUSTER VASE
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Jingdezhen, China
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
Size:
47 cm (18 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.255
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973