National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Baluster Vase Chinese Qing Dynasty (artist)
Baluster Vase, Kangxi period, 1662/1722
porcelain with famille noire enamels on the biscuit
overall (height): 74.9 cm (29 1/2 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.626
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From the Tour: Chinese Porcelains
Object 16 of 24

Conservation Notes

This tall vase is made of three sections that are luted together at the bottom of the neck and below the shoulder. The interior and the recessed base are glazed. The foot-ring is rounded. The neck has been broken and repaired, with some repainting. There is also a repaired and repainted vertical crack on the interior of the lip.

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