Guan type glaze
Qing dynasty (1644-1911), reign of Qianlong (1736-1795)
Height 27,5 cm
Place of origin:
Chine, Jiangxi, fours impériaux de Jingdezhen
Mark of Qianlong (1736-1795) : da Qing Qianlong nian zhi 大清乾隆年製
Broad-based, with almost vertical, spreading sides, tapering shoulder and tall cylindrical neck having a pair of shaped handles resembling chi dragons set on either side; cupped mouth; and high foot with rounded rim. Entirely covered with a lustrous opaque and slightly mottled pale greyish-blue glaze tinged with yellowish-green. The foot has a light brown dressing.
The six-character reign mark is written in archaic seal characters on the base in underglaze blue.