Jar

1723-1735 (made)
Jar thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Jar of porcelain, bulbous form with short neck, painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels in the doucai technique. Round the middle with two dragons among clouds, on the shoulder and round the base with shaped panelled borders.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels
Brief Description
Jar, porcelain with dragon design decorated in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels in doucai style, China, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)
Physical Description
Jar of porcelain, bulbous form with short neck, painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels in the doucai technique. Round the middle with two dragons among clouds, on the shoulder and round the base with shaped panelled borders.
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.9cm
  • Diameter: 10.8cm
Styles
Marks and Inscriptions
'da qing Yongzheng nian zhi' in underglaze blue on base
Credit line
Given by Mrs. Julia C. Gulland
Production
from label
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
622-1907

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record createdFebruary 5, 2009
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