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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)
    Malaysia (found)

  • Date:

    second half of 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    C.276-1909

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Jar of porcelain, with nearly globular body, flat base and short cylindrical neck. Painted in underglaze blue with two conventional lotus flowers with foliage, separated by the characters of double happiness (shuang xi).

Place of Origin

China (made)
Malaysia (found)

Date

second half of 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'shuang xi'
Double happiness

Dimensions

Height: 9.2 cm, Diameter: 10.2 cm

Object history note

Found in Sarawak. Bought £8 2s. [C.268 to 286-1909]

Descriptive line

Jar, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, found in Sarawak, made in China, Qing dynasty, second half of 18th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain; Glaze; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Glazed; Painted; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Lotus flowers; Foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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