Turquoise Wine Jar Ming Dynasty – The Percival David Collection

Description: Porcellaneous stoneware wine jar of ‘guan’ form, with wide ovoid body, short cylindrical neck and projecting lip bound with a gilt copper band. Covered with a finely crazed turquoise glaze applied directly to the biscuit.

There is an inscription on the shoulder in relief. The glaze forms a thick welt above the base, which is unglazed and burnt brown.

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Height: 33.5 cm
Century: 15th century
Dynasty: Ming

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