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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Museum number:

    4396-1857

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 7

Physical description

Jar of oviform, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels, round the middle a wide band of yellow floriated ornament, with violet flowers on green ground, the upper and lower parts white, painted with blue animals and scrolls in compartments.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Dimensions

Height: 21.6 cm, Diameter: 18.4 cm

Descriptive line

Jar, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels, China, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Hobson, R.L.Chinese Pottery and Porcelain New York: Funk and Wagnalls; London: Cassell, 1915, vol. II, p. 160

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Scrolls (motifs); Animals

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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