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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with café-au-lait glaze and underglaze blue decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.960-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Porcelain vase, of bulbous form with spreading mouth and foot, and two dragon handles. The body covered with café-au-lait glaze, with two large shou characters (longevity) in reserve, broken by reserved panels respectively containing a fish and a dragon, and two peaches; also on the neck, two panels containing seal characters for shou, all painted in underglaze blue.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with café-au-lait glaze and underglaze blue decoration

Dimensions

Height: 21.7 cm, Diameter: 11 cm

Object history note

Broken at lip during war evacuation (39-1946), repaired.

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain with café-au-lait glaze and underglaze blue decoration, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Blue and white and brown

Subjects depicted

Dragon; Fish; Peaches

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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