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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.610-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 3

Physical description

Porcelain vase with bulbous body, long narrow neck and short foot. Painted in underglaze blue with two dragons and two sprays of plum blossom with pearls, clouds and flames. Round the neck with plantain leaves and pendent jewels.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

A flower in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 24.1 cm, Diameter: 12.4 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Plum blossom; Pearl; Flames; Clouds; Dragons; Plantain leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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