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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Dehua (made)

  • Date:

    1600-1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in coloured enamels

  • Museum number:

    C.169-1914

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 7

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, painted in red and green enamels. Inverted pear-shaped body with projecting ring just above the foot, wide neck flaring slightly at the top flanked by two small ear-like handles. On the body small birds flitting amongst blossoming peonies. A band of petal ornament round the shoulder, a bird on a peony spray on one side of the neck, on the other a crane beside a lotus flower.

Place of Origin

Dehua (made)

Date

1600-1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in coloured enamels

Dimensions

Height: 21.3 cm, Diameter: 11.1 cm

Descriptive line

Dehua ware. Vase, porcelain painted in red and green enamels, China (Dehua), Ming dynasty, 1600-1650

Production Note

from label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Peonies; Cranes (birds); Lotus flowers; Birds

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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