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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

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1144-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase of porcelain. Pear-shaped body with long neck and slightly spreading mouth and foot. Painted with overglaze enamels in the famille verte palette. Round the body four medallions formed by archaic dragons. Above, a band of ruyi heads, another of floral stems and others of swastika and various diapers. Base unglazed, except for the inset circular medallion that contains the mark.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'Chenghua nian zhi' incised
Made in the Chenghua period

Dimensions

Height: 22.2 cm, Diameter: 9.8 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted with overglaze enamels in the famille verte palette, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (with Chenghua mark).

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Medallions (ornament areas); Floral scrolls; Magic fungus; Dragons; Swastikas; Diaper-work

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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