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Vase and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with relief decoration, painted in coloured glazes

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 6 []

Physical description

Vase and lid of porcelain, with hexagonal body, slanting shoulder and contraction above the foot; domed lid with knot. Painted in yellow, manganese-purple, black, white and two shades of green with rows of plantain leaves from a middle band pointing upwards and downwards on a ground of trellis diaper. Lotus petals in relief on the shoulder, foot and lid.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)


1662-1722 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with relief decoration, painted in coloured glazes


Height: 26.4 cm, Diameter: 10.5 cm

Descriptive line

Vase and lid, porcelain with relief decoration, painted in white and coloured glazes, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

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

Kerr, Rose and Luisa E. Mengoni Chinese Export Ceramics London: V&A Publishing, 2011, p.33, pl.32

Production Note



Porcelain; Glaze


Painted; Relief

Subjects depicted

Lotus petal; Diaper-work; Foliation (pattern)


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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