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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.936-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase of gourd-shaped, of porcelain painted in underglaze blue. Below, a man and a woman with two attendants on a terrace. Above, three boys at play.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'Chenghua nian zhi' in underglaze blue
Made in the Chenghua period

Dimensions

Height: 29.2 cm, Diameter: 14.6 cm

Object history note

The design of this vase is similar to that on C.911, 923, 924, 948-1910.

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

Attendants; Man; Woman; Boys

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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