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Ovoid  Vase with Long Neck
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Ovoid Vase with Long Neck


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Sky-blue glaze with plum blossom spray delicately incised around the neck.
Conservation

The vase is intact. The surface required dusting and washing with distilled water to remove grime. The porcelain vase is wheel thrown in three sections. The floral decoration is incised. The pale cobalt blue glaze is clair de lune or sky blue.

Date Description Narrative
2/01/2017ExaminationExamined and cleaned for exhibition.
Exhibitions
  • Centennial Exhibition Philadelphia. Memorial Hall, Philadelphia, Philadelphia. 1876.
Provenance Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, 1876; purchased by William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1876; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Inscriptions [Sticker] A 90
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1876

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Creator
Period
1723-1735
Medium
porcelain with glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.262
Measurements
H: 15 3/16 × Diam: 7 3/8 in. (38.5 × 18.7 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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