meiping

Chinese vase form, with a narrow neck and broad, bulbous shoulders. The vases were designed to hold a single stem of cherry blossom.

Meiping

A meiping ({zh|s=梅瓶|t=梅瓶|p=méipíng|l=plum vase}) is a type of Chinese vase. It is traditionally used to display branches of plum blossoms. The meiping was first made of stoneware during the Tang dynasty (618-907). It was originally used as a wine vessel, but since the Song dynasty (960–1279) it became popular as a plum vase and got its...
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meiping

type of Chinese pottery vase inspired by the shape of a young female body. The meiping was often a tall celadon vase made to resemble human ... [1 related articles]
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