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Vase and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, moulded and painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase and lid of porcelain, baluster form, painted in underglaze blue. Moulded with petal-shaped panels, arranged in five bands of eight; the panels contain eight figure-subjects, five times repeated. Border of plum-blossom and wicker diaper. On the lid, four of the figure subjects, repeated.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)


1662-1722 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, moulded and painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

An artemisia leaf in a double circle, in underglaze blue


Height: 50.5 cm, Diameter: 20 cm

Descriptive line

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

Production Note



Porcelain; Cobalt oxide


Glazed; Painted; Moulded; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Plum blossom; Diaper-work; Figures (representations)


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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