Vase with "flambe" glaze and two dragon handlesArtist(s)ChineseArtist NationalityChinese (culture or style)Object Creation Datecirca 1900Medium & SupportPorcelain with copper-red glazeDimensions
11 in. x 7 3/16 in. ( 28 cm x 18.2 cm )Credit LineGift of the William T. and Dora G. Hunter CollectionSubject matter
Kang Hsi reign (1662-1722)Physical Description
An antique Chinese porcelain flambe vase. The vase is heavily potted, has a near globular body, narrowing neck with flared mouth, narrowing base with slightly broadened foor. The base is flat, unglazed with raised glazed centre. Two small dragon handles on the shoulder. The base has a lustrous blend of a red, bluish-purple glaze with an all-over minute delicate crackle.Primary Object Classification Ceramic Primary Object TypevaseAdditional Object Classification(s)Decorative ArtsCollection AreaAsianRights
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