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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1573-1620 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with incised decoration and painted in coloured enamels on the biscuit

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1008-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case H, shelf 3

Physical description

Jar of porcelain, of depressed globular form with short neck. Green ground, with incised decoration and painted in yellow with four lozenge-shaped panels of dragons, separated by the Eight Buddhist Emblems. Above, panels; below, flowers.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1573-1620 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with incised decoration and painted in coloured enamels on the biscuit

Marks and inscriptions

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

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm, Diameter: 18.7 cm

Descriptive line

Jar, porcelain with incised decoration and painted in coloured enamels on the biscuit, China, Ming dynasty, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Incised

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Dragons; Emblems (symbols); Lozenges

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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