173. A twisted baluster-shaped Yixing vase
A twisted baluster-shaped Yixing vase
First half 18th century
The body with six flowering branches including bamboo, magnolia and prunus blossom, on the shoulder and above the foot a row of triangles, the neck with a stamped decoration of spirals and ruyi. Eight character mark inscised: Jingxi Gushi Chen Ziwen Zhi (made by Chen Ziwen in the old style of Yixing).
H. 18 cm
C.J.A. Jörg, Oosters porselein Delfts aardewerk Wisselwerkingen, Groningen, 1983, cat. no. 57, page 52 and 98
A five-part Yixing garniture set with identical marks
is in the collection of the Groninger Museum in Groningen inv. MB211.