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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.1311-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Vase of porcelain. Of baluster form. Black ground. Painted in three shades of green, yellow, manganese-purple and red with peonies, magnolia, hydrangea and a pheasant on a rock. On the neck, plum-blossom.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

A double circle, in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 37.5 cm, Diameter: 20 cm

Object history note

Stated by Mr. Lindo Myers to have been bought by him in Paris in 1869 or 1870 (just before the Franco-Prussian war) for £25 and sold immediately after to Mr. Salting for £60, the first Chinese vase bought by Mr. Salting (verbal information of Mr. Myers, 6. Oct. 1923).

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted with overglaze enamels, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Pheasants; Flowers; Rock

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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