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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.718-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 5

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, with bulbous body, long neck with convex bulge. Painted in underglaze blue, round the body with two groups of two European ladies with a dog and a hare. On the neck, between two bands of diaper, plum-blossom growing among rocks.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

An artemisia leaf in a double circle in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 17.1 cm, Diameter: 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

Glazed; Painted; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Ladies; Hare; Flower (plum); Dogs; Diaper-work

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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