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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1723-1735 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, with underglaze cobalt blue

  • Museum number:

    C.286-1910

  • Gallery location:

    China, Room 44, The T.T. Tsui Gallery, case 41

This vase shows the attempt to combine two distinct traditions from ceramic history. The form is after a 7th-century stoneware ewer. The technique and the style refer to the early Ming dynasty.

Physical description

This vase shows the attempt to combine two distinct traditions from ceramic history. The form is after a 7th-century stoneware ewer. The technique and the style refer to the early Ming dynasty.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1723-1735 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, with underglaze cobalt blue

Marks and inscriptions

'da qing yongzheng nian zhi' on base

Dimensions

Height: 52 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain decorated in underglaze blue, China, 18th century.

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

Rose Kerr, 'Chinese Ceramics, Porcelain of the Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911, V & A.1998, No. 13

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Dragon; Flowers

Categories

Access to Images; Images Online; Ceramics; Vases

Collection

East Asia Collection

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