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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.1303-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 5

Physical description

Vase of porcelain. Square base, high shoulder. Black ground. Painted in three shades of green, yellow, manganese-purple and red. On each side, a plum-tree and birds. On the shoulder at each corner a ruyi head. On the neck, two plum-trees and birds. The base unglazed, except for an inset square which 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

An artemisia leaf, in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 47.9 cm, Width: 14.6 cm

Descriptive line

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

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Plum tree; Birds; Ruyi

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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