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Vase


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The vase is powder blue (cobalt oxide) with transparent interior glaze. The flat underside of the base has transparent glaze. The vase is wheel thrown in three parts: the bulbous body; upper shoulder and most of neck; and the top 4.5-5 cm. of the neck. The joins or seams are visible through the glaze. The join at the top of the neck can be felt on the interior. The vase is undamaged except for a small repaired chip on the upper lip. The vase has an 1876 Philadelphia Centennial sticker on the underside "A 103".

Date Description Narrative
1/30/2017ExaminationExamined and cleaned for exhibition.
Exhibitions
  • Centennial Exhibition Philadelphia. Memorial Hall, Philadelphia, Philadelphia. 1876.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese Porcelain. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1980-1981.
Provenance Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876; William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1876, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1876

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Creator
Period
1680-1710
Medium
porcelain with cobalt blue glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.1907
Measurements
H: 15 9/16 × Diam: 8 9/16 in. (39.5 × 21.7 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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