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Vase

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Kangxi mark and period (1662–1722)
Date:
1678–88
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain with peach-bloom glaze (Jingdezhen ware); Tiffany stand
Dimensions:
H. 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.381
Not on view
As had been the case earlier in Europe, when American collectors such as Altman began to collect Chinese porcelains, they often commissioned elegant mounts to hold and display these precious pieces.
Marking: Kangxi mark (six letters in blue)
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