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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Liling (made)

  • Date:

    1977-1978 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sun, Gensheng, born 1913 (painter of porcelain)
    Qunli Ceramic Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, painted in underglaze black and overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir John Addis KCMG

  • Museum number:

    FE.114-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 2

Physical description

Vase, pear-shaped, with flaring rim on a raised footrim. An extremely white body, decorated with a design of two cranes on a pine tree. The pine tree painted in black under the glaze, the cranes in underglaze black with touches of overglaze white, blue and red.

Place of Origin

Liling (made)

Date

1977-1978 (made)

Artist/maker

Sun, Gensheng, born 1913 (painter of porcelain)
Qunli Ceramic Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, painted in underglaze black and overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'Zhongguo Liling'
Mark on base in underglaze blue seal characters

Dimensions

Height: 7.7 cm, Width: 2.5 cm

Object history note

Presented to the donor at the factory in 1978.

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain, painted in underglaze black and overglaze enamel colours by Sun Gensheng, manufactured by Qunli Ceramic Factory, China (Liling, Hunan province), 1977-1978

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

'Liling yao' Chugoku toji zenshu 30 (Kyoto, 1981): FED Literary Archive Box XVI

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Cranes (birds); Trees, Pine

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Vases

Collection

East Asia Collection

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