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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    China (south, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Unglazed stoneware with decoration incised and painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.993-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Vase of stoneware, club-shaped. Incised with a dragon, a crab, shellfish among waves, painted in white slip and two shades of copper-grey. Round the neck, plum-blossom among waves and a row of studs.

Place of Origin

China (south, made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Unglazed stoneware with decoration incised and painted in colours

Marks and inscriptions

.

Dimensions

Height: 35.6 cm, Diameter: 18.4 cm

Descriptive line

Shiwan ware. Vase, unglazed stoneware with decoration incised and painted in colours, China, 19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Larkin, T. J. The Alfred Beurdeley collection of rare old Chinese porcelain. London, 1906, no. 480.

Production Note

label

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Incised; Painted

Subjects depicted

Flower (plum); Crab; Waves; Dragons

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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