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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1249-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case A

Physical description

Vase of porcelain. Beaker-shaped. Painted in three shades of green, red, yellow and manganese-purple, blue enamel and black with panels in reserve on a ground of stylised flowers broken by cranes in medallions. On the upper half two landscapes with poems; on the lower half two similar panels, also two medallions of plum-blossom branches and two cauldrons. The background is broken round the middle of the vase by two bands of diaper, one with reserved panels typifying the Liberal Accomplishments. Borders of narrow rings in underglaze blue.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 45.7 cm, Diameter: 22.2 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in overglaze polychrome enamels and gilded, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Cauldrons; Flowers; Flower (plum); Landscapes; Diaper-work

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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