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Jar and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Orchardson

  • Museum number:

    C.324&A-1916

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Porcelain jar and lid, painted in underglaze blue and gilding. It has vertical panels containing alternately court ladies and pots of flowers; round the top with floral sprays. The lid has a handle in the form of a lion, which appears at one time to have been gilt.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'yu' mark
Jade

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm, Diameter: 7 cm

Descriptive line

Jar and lid, porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilding, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Ladies; Lion

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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