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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.805-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 2

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, baluster form, painted in underglaze blue with a court scene; two high officials seated at tables (one reading a scroll inscribed ren, patience) and other figures standing. On the neck are pine, plum-blossom and bamboo.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'da ming Chenghua nian zhi' in underglaze blue
Made in the Chenghua period of the great Ming dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 24.4 cm, Diameter: 11.4 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (with Chenghua mark)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Trees, Pine; Flower (plum); Figures (representations); Bamboo

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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