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Jar and lid

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain covered with brown lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl

  • Museum number:

    117&LID-1883

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Jar and lid, of globular form. Porcelain covered with brown lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl to represent a party of friends seated on a bank and admiring the landscape, and a boy approaching with a qin (zither). Diaper borders above and below.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain covered with brown lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl

Dimensions

Height: 19.4 cm, Diameter: 22.9 cm

Descriptive line

Jar and lid, porcelain covered with brown lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain; Lacquer; Mother of pearl

Techniques

Inlaid

Subjects depicted

Landscapes (representations); Figures; Qin (long zithers)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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