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Architectural ornament

Architectural ornament

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1368-1644 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, moulded in relief and glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr W. Lockhart

  • Museum number:

    4689-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 8

Physical description

Architectural ornament of buff-coloured earthenware, covered with a dark blue lead glaze. Moulded in relief on two sides with a palmette.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1368-1644 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, moulded in relief and glazed

Dimensions

Height: 12.7 cm, Width: 9.5 cm

Object history note

From Beijing.

Descriptive line

Architectural ornament, earthenware, moulded in relief and covered with a blue lead glaze; China, Ming dynasty

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze

Techniques

Moulded; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Palmettes

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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