Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • China
    active: China
  • vase, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 19 x 8.8 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/2 x 3 7/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1470

Baluster shaped vase glazed with ashes of roses, metallic glaze or iron rust glaze (ie, tea dust glaze). A silver metallic luster to glaze. Overall dark brown with metallic speckles. Base unglazed. Mouth flared and glazed inside with same color.