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Not currently on display at the V&A

Jar

17th century (made)
Place Of Origin

A knotted scroll with six flowers runs round the neck under a chipped everted rim. Painted in 3 blues. A reserve-painted lobed band covers the shoulder with sketchy cranes amidst clouds. Around the body two phoenixes and a large bee alternate with two flattened vases each with a striped neck and foot and two flaming leaf finials. Each vase holds a bunch of Kraal lotuses. Two separate bands of linked lappets and a knotted scroll lead to the base.


object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Physical Description
A knotted scroll with six flowers runs round the neck under a chipped everted rim. Painted in 3 blues. A reserve-painted lobed band covers the shoulder with sketchy cranes amidst clouds. Around the body two phoenixes and a large bee alternate with two flattened vases each with a striped neck and foot and two flaming leaf finials. Each vase holds a bunch of Kraal lotuses. Two separate bands of linked lappets and a knotted scroll lead to the base.
Dimensions
  • Height: 31.9cm
  • Width: 14.4cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
Collection
Accession Number
184-1884

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record createdJune 11, 2009
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