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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1723-1735 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Julia C. Gulland

  • Museum number:

    622-1907

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 3

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.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1723-1735 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'da qing Yongzheng nian zhi' in underglaze blue on base
Made in the Yongzheng period of the great Qing dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm, Diameter: 10.8 cm

Descriptive line

Jar, porcelain with dragon design decorated in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels in doucai style, China, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Production Note

from label

Materials

Porcelain; Glaze; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Dragons

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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