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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1736-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with envraved decoration, painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1399-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 4

Physical description

Vase of porcelain. Egg-shaped body, short neck with spreading mouth. Pink ground with a closely set pattern of engraved floral scrollwork. Painted in overglaze enamels of the famille rose palette, with a plum tree, bamboo and a flying bird. Inside and under the base, except for the space covered by the mark, a pale blue glaze. Metal rim.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1736-1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with envraved decoration, painted in overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'Qianlong nian zhi' in seal characters, in red
Made in the Qianlong period

Dimensions

Height: 18.7 cm, Diameter: 7.9 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain with engraved decoration, painted with overglaze enamels in the famille rose palette, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Engraved

Subjects depicted

Bamboo; Birds; Prunus tree; Scrollwork

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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