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Jingdezhen ware vase

Photo: Paul Macapia

Jingdezhen ware vase

1736 - 95

The Qianlong emperor’s love of antiques inspired porcelain imitations of ancient lacquerworks and bronze vessels. The burnished dark green appearance of this vase recalls an ancient bronze.




Hard paste porcelain
8 1/4 in. (20.1 cm), height
13 1/2 in. (34.29 cm), girth
Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection
38.10
Photo: Paul Macapia
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Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum

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SAM's Porcelain Room

Resources

Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Timeless Grandeur: Art from China"
April 25, 2002 - June 12, 2005

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Porcelain Stories: From China to Europe", February 17, 2000-May 7, 2000 (2/17/2000 - 5/7/2000)
Published References"Handbook, Seattle Art Museum: Selected Works from the Permanent Collections." Seattle, WA: Seattle Art Museum, 1951, p. 83 (b&w)

Emerson, Julie, Jennifer Chen, & Mimi Gardner Gates, "Porcelain Stories, From China to Europe", Seattle Art Museum, 2000, pg. 247

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