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Antqiue Porcelain Oil Bottle with Bindweed Design
Item No. 5453

19th Century, N/A, China
3" x 0" x 0"
( 7.62 x 0 x 0 cm)
(H x W x D)

This antique porcelain oilpot or brushpot has chrysanthemum and bindweed designs painted on the surface of the piece in cobalt blue. After the paint is applied, a clear glaze is applied so that the entire piece is glazed with the painting showing through from underneath--hence the term underglaze blue. This design was particularly popular during the perios 1850-1880.,

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