Wine Pot and Lid

1630-1660 (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Wine Pot
  • Lid
Materials and Techniques
Glazed porcelain with decoration in relief
Brief Description
Dehua ware. Wine pot and lid, glazed white porcelain with decoration in relief, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 16.5cm
  • Diameter: 9.5cm
Styles
Gallery Label
Winepot made from local Chinese clay porcelain, thrown, with applied decoration and glazed(2009)
Credit line
Salting Bequest
Subject depicted
Summary
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.
Other Number
Loan no. 2081
Collection
Accession Number
C.558&A-1910

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record createdFebruary 19, 2009
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