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Vase and lid

  • 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.918&A-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase of ovoid-shaped with lid, of porcelain painted in underglaze blue, on the body with two sea monsters on rocks in the sea and two cormorants. On the lid, a cormorant on a rock, in a medallion surrounded by plum-blossoms.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 19.7 cm, Diameter: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Vase and lid, 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

Birds; Flower (plum); Sea monsters

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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