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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1644-1661 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr Ludwik Koffler

  • Museum number:

    FE.70-1996

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 6

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, with pear-shaped body, high foot, long neck and straight mouth. The footring is stepped on the outside edge. Painted over a bluish glaze in red, green, black, aubergine and yellow enamels. Round the body gallop horses on a wave background, with lucky emblems. Round the neck are floral sprays over a diaper ground.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1644-1661 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Dimensions

Height: 16.8 cm, Diameter: 3.7 cm mouthrim, Diameter: 5.4 cm footring

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Emblems (symbols); Horses (animals); Diaper-work

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Vases

Collection

East Asia Collection

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