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Vase

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.879-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Porcelain vase, of bulbous form with long neck. Painted in underglaze blue with a lobed panel, containing two birds perched on a plum tree. The rest of the body is painted with the furniture of the scholar's table. Wicker and cloud diaper borders.

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 Chenghua nian zhi' in underglaze blue
Made in the Chenghua period of the great Ming dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 24.4 cm, Diameter: 13.3 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (with Chenghua mark)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Diaper-work; Birds; Prunus tree; Cloud scrolls

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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