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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1770-1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, moulded and painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Museum number:

    3328-1856

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 5

Physical description

Porcelain vase, painted in overglaze enamels and gilt. Moulded in the form of a tree-trunk, on which a fir-branch and a spray of peach-blossom; from the lower part springs the lingzhi fungus with gilt edge; insects, flowers and fruit cover the remaining surface. At the foot is a red cow with gilt horns and tail.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1770-1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, moulded and painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 11.7 cm, Width: 7.3 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, moulded porcelain and painted in overglaze enamels and gilt, China, Qing dynasty

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Moulded; Painted

Subjects depicted

Insects; Cow; Tree; Magic fungus; Fruit; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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