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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.124-1913

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 14, shelf 6

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, painted in red and green enamels. Baluster-shaped with flaring mouth, two small ear handles and a narrow fillet-moulding projecting slightly above the base. On the body are painted two peony-sprays and two small birds, on the neck two prunus sprays; the shoulder is encircled by a wavy stem with flowers and foliage on a narrow band.

Place of Origin

Dehua (made)

Date

1600-1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in coloured enamels

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Dehua ware. Vase, porcelain painted in red and green enamels, China (Dehua), Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Production Note

from label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Peonies; Birds; Prunus blossoms

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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