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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1700-20 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, painted in coloured enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1251-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Paintings, Room 81, The Edwin and Susan Davies Galleries, case 2

Physical description

Vase, made of porcelain, club-shaped, painted in enamel colours of famille verte, in three shades of green, red, yellow, manganese purple, blue enamel and black, with a garden scene. Two ladies are standing beside a table and two under a magnolia tree, two boys are playing on the ground and three beside a fish pond. On the shoulder, branches of magnolia and plum blossom with four floral panels in reserve. Round the neck diapers. Borders of narrow rings in underglaze blue.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1700-20 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, painted in coloured enamels

Dimensions

Height: 41.6 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain, famille verte, China, Jingdezhen, Qing dynasty, 1700-20

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Rose Kerr, Chinese Ceramics: Porcelain of the Qing Dynasty 1644-1911, V&A, 1998, No. 77

Production Note

Kangxi period reign

Materials

Porcelain; Enamel

Techniques

Wheel-thrown; Painting

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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