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PEAR-SHAPED VASE

Made by: Unknown (Ceramicist)

On view in: Second Floor Hallway


About this object

This bulbous pear-shaped vase rises from a short straight foot to broad flaring shoulders and a tall cyclindrical neck with flaring rim. The interior is covered with a white crackle glaze while the exterior is glazed with langyao (sang-de-boeuf or oxblood). The foot ring is covered with a white crackle glaze which has been ground down and polished, indicating a later date.

This bulbous pear-shaped rises from a short straight foot to broad flaring shoulders to a tall cyclindrical neck with flaring rim. The interior is covered with a white crackle glaze while the exterior is glazed with langyao (sang-de-boeuf or oxblood). The foot ring is covered with a white crackle glaze which has been ground down and polished, indicating a later date.

Object name:
PEAR-SHAPED VASE
Made from:
Porcelain with langyao glaze
Made in:
Jingdezhen, China
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
44.5 cm (17 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.256
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973