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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.795-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 3

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, cylindrical with flaring mouth and convex foot. Painted in underglaze blue with panels against a background of various reserved diapers, consisting of stylised plum, peony and lotus flowers. Round the middle, four tall panels containing alternately a mountain landscape and basket of flowers. Above and below are four petal-shaped panels containing alternately a flowering lotus and Buddhist emblems with furniture of the scholar's table.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 48.3 cm, Diameter: 21.9 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

Furniture; Emblems; Peonies; Prunus blossoms; Landscape; Lotus flowers; Diaper-work

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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