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Wine pot and lid

Wine pot and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Dehua (made)

  • Date:

    1630-1660 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed porcelain with decoration in relief

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 42 []

Across the world, natural weathering decomposes rocks, forming deposits of clay. Primary clays, also known as residual clays, are found in the same location they were formed and are extremely pure.

Physical description

Wine pot and lid, of glazed white porcelain with decoration in relief. Wine pot with cylindrical body, the handle and spout each in the form of an archaic dragon. Knob in the form of a small dragon.

Place of Origin

Dehua (made)


1630-1660 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Glazed porcelain with decoration in relief


Height: 16.5 cm, Diameter: 9.5 cm

Descriptive line

Dehua ware. Wine pot and lid, glazed white porcelain with decoration in relief, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Labels and date

Winepot made from local Chinese clay
porcelain, thrown, with applied decoration and glazed [2009]


Porcelain; Glaze


Glazed; Relief

Subjects depicted



Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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