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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century-early 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

  • Museum number:

    59-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 4

Physical description

Jar of porcelain, oviform, painted in dark blue with birds and flowering plants, and with bands of diapered ornament.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

late 16th century-early 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

Dimensions

Height: 53.3 cm, Diameter: 31.8 cm

Object history note

Transferred from Indian Section.

Descriptive line

Jar, porcelain decorated in underglaze blue; China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, late 16th-early 17th century

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Birds; Diaper-work; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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