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Chinese tall stoneware Meiping vase

Image attached to OC.66-1946

An image of Tall stoneware vase. Northern Celadon type with a brownish green, finely crackled glaze. The body is grey with incised and combed decoration of stiff leaves round base below peonies and foliage.  There is a leaf scroll band round the shoulder, as well as a brown mark. The lip is everted and downward sloping. The base is recessed and glazed, with kiln sand attached. The rim is unglazed. Stoneware, celadon glazed, incised, height 42.5 cm, diameter 19 cm. Song Dynasty (960-1279). Chinese.

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Tall stoneware vase. Northern Celadon type with a brownish green, finely crackled glaze. The body is grey with incised and combed decoration of stiff leaves round base below peonies and foliage. There is a leaf scroll band round the shoulder, as well as a brown mark. The lip is everted and downward sloping. The base is recessed and glazed, with kiln sand attached. The rim is unglazed. Stoneware, celadon glazed, incised, height 42.5 cm, diameter 19 cm. Song Dynasty (960-1279). Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: OC.66-1946
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3D II-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 768 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 520.33kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2009:05:11 22:34:44

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celadon glazed Chinese crackled Fitz_AA flower vase glazed green incised leaves mei ping meiping Song Dynasty stoneware tall vase

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