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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)
    19th century (decorated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1305-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 8

Physical description

Vase of porcelain. Square base, high shoulder. Black ground. Painted in three shades of green, yellow and manganese-purple. On each side, one of the flowers of the Four Seasons. On the shoulder lotuses. On the neck peonies. Base unglazed except for an inset square, which contains the mark.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)
19th century (decorated)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

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

Dimensions

Height: 50.2 cm, Width: 20.3 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi porcelain, Chenghua mark, 19th century decoration.

Production Note

Inventory record

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Lotus flowers; Seasons; Peonies

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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