Sep 12, 2005
Sep 12, 2005

Lotus Petal Vase

Lotus Petal Vase


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Porcelain with "peach bloom" glaze

Overall: 21.2 cm (8 3/8 in.)

Bequest of John L. Severance 1942.668.2


The "peach-bloom" glaze developed during the Kangxi era has also been described as "drunken with beauty." Technical achievements were transcended with aesthetic associations, revealing the greatest sensitivity to all things beautiful in nature.

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Chinese Art
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