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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1550-1640 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with designs in raised outline and filled with coloured glazes

  • Museum number:

    C.114-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 4

Physical description

Vase of stoneware, moulded with a design in slightly raised outline filled in with turquoise-blue and white glazes reserved on a dark manganese-purple ground. It is of rectangular section, the body with ogee-curved sides spreading out at the base, the narrow neck also flaring outwards to the mouth and provided with two angular loop handles. The sides of the body and neck are decorated with bamboo, rushes or flowering trees.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1550-1640 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with designs in raised outline and filled with coloured glazes

Dimensions

Height: 34.9 cm, Width: 11.7 cm

Object history note

One of a pair [C.113 to 114-1910].

Descriptive line

Fahua ware. Vase, stoneware with designs in raised outline and filled with coloured glazes, China, Ming dynasty

Production Note

label

Materials

Stoneware; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Rush; Bamboo; Flowering plant

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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