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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.599-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 6

Physical description

Porcelain vase, beaker-shaped with convex middle. Painted in underglaze blue with six ladies on a terrace on the upper part, round the middle with a fisherman in a landscape scene, below which a drunken sage with two boy attendants.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'da ming Jiajing nian zhi' in a double circle in underglaze blue
Made in the Jiajing period of the great Ming dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 24.8 cm, Diameter: 12.1 cm

Descriptive line

Beaker-shaped vase, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (with Jiajing mark)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Landscapes (representations); Terrace; Figures

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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