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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.706-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, with bulbous body, long neck and slightly spreading mouth. Painted in underglaze blue, round the body with two panels containing emblems and furniture of the scholar's table; in reserve on a ground of cash diaper. On the neck, two panels containing a bird on a plum-tree, bamboo and pine growing among rocks, in reserve on a ground of plum blossoms and trellis-diaper.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 24.8 cm, Diameter: 13.7 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Diaper-work; Bamboo; Trees, Pine; Furniture; Prunus tree; Emblems (symbols)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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