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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Andrew Burman

  • Museum number:

    C.447-1926

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, elongated egg-shape, with short neck and mall mouth. Painted in blue with two birds on a branch of flowering prunus; on one side two seal characters.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 13.6 cm, Width: 6.7 cm

Object history note

Notes on significance: Acquired as Japanese, probably 19th c.: subsequently labelled Chinese, 18th c.: deemed Chinese, early 20th century by Rose Kerr, 9/1984

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China, early 20th century

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Birds; Prunus tree

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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