ANTIQUE CHINESE PORCELAIN OXBLOOD GLAZED BALUSTER VASE POSSIBLY 19TH CENTURY. 5cm (8.0 inches) x Diameter 9. Condition: Good - Overall - it's in good condition, with some wear and scratches. 20th Century - The Chinese crackled white rim above a streaked interior and shading to darker tones on the exterior body continuing to the gently flaring base enclosing a crackle white glazed underside. Sang de boeuf glaze, or sang-de-boeuf, is a deep red colour of ceramic glaze.First appearing in Chinese porcelain. At the start of the 18th century. The name is French, meaning ox. Blood (or cow blood), and the glaze and the colour are also called ox-blood or oxblood. In English, in this and other contexts. Sang de boeuf was one of a number of new "flambé" glazes, marked by "unpredictable but highly decorative and varying effects", developed in the Jingdezhen porcelain. According to one scholar: "In its finer examples, this spectacular glaze gives the impression that one is gazing through a limpid surface layer, which is slightly crazed and strewn with countless bubbles, to the color that lies underneath". You will be happy with the extra care packaging Without extra charges. Please see my other items. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Vases". The seller is "stigoto" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.