A CHINESE FLAMBE GLAZED PORCELAIN BOTTLE VASE, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
The compressed globular body with moulded horizontal ribs around the waist and shoulder, covered overall in a rich flambe glaze with vivid purple and pale blue streaks, the colour thinning at the neck revealing the oatmeal coloured body, the base and foot rim unglazed exposing the biscuit.
|Year||Circa 1780 - 1820|
|Exhibition||Vases of this type were originally derived from guan ware of the Song dynasty (960 - 1279) and demonstrate the mastery of the Qing dynasty potters over their use of glaze techniques. They made innovations and developments on some of the traditional glazes|
|Condition||In good condition|