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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1313-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 6

Physical description

Vase of porcelain. Of baluster form with long neck. Black ground. Painted in three shades of green, yellow and manganese-purple with plum-blossom, also peonies bird, bamboo and pine. Above, a land of hydrangea scrolls. On the neck, plum-blossom, narcissus, birds, bamboo and pine.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1850-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'da ming Chenghua nian zhi' in a double circle, in underglaze blue
Made in the Chenghua period of the great Ming dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 69.9 cm, Diameter: 26.4 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted with overglaze enamels, China, Qing dynasty, 1850-1900, with spurious Chenghua mark

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Bushell, Chinese Art, fig 44

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Trees, Pine; Bamboo; Birds

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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