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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.924-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Porcelain vase, of club-shaped with long neck. Painted in underglaze blue with a man and woman and two attendants on a terrace, a scene from the drama "The West Chamber" (Xi Xiang Ji): Zhang Sheng catches his first glimpse of Yingying (Part I, Act I).

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: 20.6 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Object history note

The scene is from the drama "The West Chamber" (Xi Xiang Ji): Zhang Sheng catches his first glimpse of Yingying. (Part I, Act I)

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in underglaze blue with scene from the drama "The West Chamber" (Xi Xiang Ji), China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Figures; Terrace

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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