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Stand

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with polychrome enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1091-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Stand of porcelain, oblong hexagonal. Painted with polychrome enamels in the famille verte palette. In front, a crane in a medallion reserved on a ground of swastika diaper on the adjoining sides a peach in openwork on a trellis diaper ground. Behind, a chrysanthemum in a lobed panel reserved on a ground of meander. Flat unglazed top; hollow base. A band of gilding round the top.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with polychrome enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 12.7 cm, Width: 15.2 cm

Descriptive line

Stand, porcelain painted with polychrome enamels in the famille verte palette and gilt, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Openwork; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Cranes (birds); Chrysanthemum; Peaches; Diaper-work; Meanders (patterns); Swastikas

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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