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Smithsonian Light Blue Porcelain Double Gourd Vase
Item #80680
$175.00
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Developed during China's Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), double gourd, or huluping, shaped vessels continue to symbolize good luck, fertility, and immortality. This elegant homage to a popular shape is glazed a tranquil and translucent light blue. Fine porcelain.
Porcelain vases with elegant shapes and translucent glazes are held in the collections of our Freer Gallery of Art. A gift to the nation from Charles Lang Freer, the Gallery contains an extensive collection of oriental art, prints, sculpture, stoneware, and porcelain.
15"h. x 9"dia.

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