Vase

1850-1900 (made)
Vase thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels
Brief Description
Vase, porcelain painted with overglaze enamels, China, Qing dynasty, 1850-1900, with spurious Chenghua mark
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 69.9cm
  • Diameter: 26.4cm
Styles
Marks and Inscriptions
'da ming Chenghua nian zhi' in a double circle, in underglaze blue
Credit line
Salting Bequest
Production
Register
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Bushell, Chinese Art, fig 44
Other Number
Loan No. 26
Collection
Accession Number
C.1313-1910

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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