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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1034-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 8

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, club-shaped, painted in green, red, yellow, manganese-purple, blue and black enamels over a crackled celadon-green glaze. Round the body, an emperor playing chess. On the shoulder, trellis diaper with four panels of emblems. On the neck, chrysanthemums, flowering pomegranates and butterflies.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Dimensions

Height: 46.0 cm, Diameter: 19.1 cm, Weight: 4.13 kg

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in polychrome enamels over a celadon-green glaze, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain; Celadon

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Pomegranates; Butterflies; Diaper-work; Emblems (symbols); Chrysanthemum; Figures (representations)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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