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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1522-1566 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    96-1883

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 5

Physical description

Porcelain jar, globular, painted in underglaze blue with pine, bamboo and prunus trees, the peach, and the lingzhi fungus, and with deer, crane and the tortoise.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1522-1566 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

Mark of Jiajing

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.1 cm, Height: 24.4 cm

Descriptive line

Jar, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China, Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Prunus tree; Peach; Bamboo; Fungus; Deer; Crane; Pine; Tortoise

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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