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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with incised decoration under alkaline glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.461-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 1

Physical description

Porcelain vase, gu-shaped with small convex band in the middle. It is covered with a turquoise-blue glaze and decorated with incised plantain leaves on the upper and lower body, in the middle with stylised dragons. Base unglazed, and covered with a brown dressing, under which may be distinguised a partly-erased six-character seal mark.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with incised decoration under alkaline glaze

Dimensions

Height: 27.6 cm, Diameter: 16.8 cm

Descriptive line

Gu-shaped vase, porcelain with incised decoration under turquoise glaze, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain; Alkaline glaze

Techniques

Incised; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Dragons; Plantain leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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