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image of Bottle Vase Chinese Qing Dynasty (artist)
Bottle Vase, Kangxi period, 1662/1722
porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
overall: 14.9 x 10.2 cm (5 7/8 x 4 in.)
Harry G. Steele Collection, Gift of Grace C. Steele
1972.43.9
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From the Tour: Chinese Porcelains
Object 23 of 24

Conservation Notes

As in the stem bowl from the Ming dynasty, 1972.43.55, the underglaze cobalt oxide pigment has emerged to the glaze surface along the outlines of the decoration. The foot-ring is smoothly beveled, and the base is recessed and glazed.

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