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Flower pot

Flower pot

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in enamel colours on the biscuit

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1120-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Flower pot of porcelain. Half-hexagonal form with bowed sides. Painted in enamel colours on the biscuit. Peonies in front, lotuses at the sides and cherry blossom behind. The inside and base green glazed; a peony in outline on the bottom inside.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in enamel colours on the biscuit

Dimensions

Height: 6.4 cm, Length: 16.2 cm

Object history note

Formerly in the Carmichael Collection. Lot 215 (with C.1119-1910) in the collection of Sir Thomas Gibson Carmichael, Bart. (afterwards Lord Carmichael) at Christie's, May 13th 1902 (£110 15s.)

Descriptive line

Flower pot, porcelain painted in enamel colours on the biscuit; China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Peonies; Cherry blossom

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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