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Chinese porcelain vase decorated with panels of “long Eliza’s” in underglaze cobalt blue (qinghua), Kangxi reign.

Stock Number: 5157

Very fine and large Chinese porcelain vase decorated with panels of “long Eliza’s” in underglaze cobalt blue (qinghua), c. 1700, Kangxi reign, Qing dynasty, h. 29 cm, 7½ in. Silver mounts with an unidentified hall mark. 1-19376

Literature: From Object to Concept: Global Consumption and the Transformation of Ming Porcelain, by S. Pierson, Hong Kong 2013, the seminal work on “transculturative process where a new ‘culture‘ is created through encounters between two others”.

◆This vase is a modest example of the transculturative process, by design or accident, which transformed its original identity into a different one.

極其精美的中國青花大花瓶,開光內飾有淑女。約1700年,清康熙,高29厘米,7½吋。鑲銀面印有不明純度標記。

參考文獻:《從器物到概念:全球化消費和明代瓷器的轉變》,作者S. Pierson,香港2013年出版,參見專題討論“文化轉移過程中兩種文化交會所產生的新文化”。

◆ 這件瓷瓶用來說明文化轉移過程最合適不過,不管是特意設計或是偶然製造,它都在原型的基礎上做出了轉變。