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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1736-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels, with metal mount

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Louis C. G. Clarke, Esq., in memory of Capt. G. A. N. Robertson

  • Museum number:

    C.378-1922

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 5

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, pear-shaped with tapering neck. Painted in enamel colours with two magpies, a prunus tree, and flowering shrubs. Round the mouth a metal mount.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1736-1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels, with metal mount

Marks and inscriptions

'da qing Qianlong nian zhi' in seal characters, in underglaze blue
Made in the Qianlong period of the great Qing dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm, Diameter: 12.1 cm

Descriptive line

Vase with metal mount, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels, China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain; Metal

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Magpies (birds); Prunus tree; Flowering plant

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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