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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1736-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed porcelain with carved decoration in relief

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.441-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 12, shelf 5

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, with bulbous body and wide neck. Decorated with carved design in relief under a turquoise-blue glaze. On the body are stylised dragons among dense scrollwork ending in lingzhi fungus. Above, a band of meander diaper and a row of plantain leaves.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1736-1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Glazed porcelain with carved decoration in relief

Dimensions

Height: 19.7 cm, Diameter: 12.1 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain with dragon design carved in relief under turquoise-blue glaze, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed; Carved

Subjects depicted

Dragons; Magic fungus; Foliation (pattern); Meander

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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