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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.1291-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Vase of porcelain. Club-shaped. Green ground. Painted in two other shades of green, yellow, manganese-purple and blue enamel with a plum-tree growing from a rock among peonies, lotuses, bamboo and birds. On the shoulder, two dragons with fungus and scrollwork. Round the neck plantain leaves.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Dimensions

Height: 48.9 cm, Diameter: 20 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted with overglaze enamels in the famille verte palette, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

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

Gorer, E. and J. F. Blacker. Chinese porcelain and hard stones. London: B. Quaritch, 1911, Vol. I, Pl. 36.

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Birds; Fungus; Plantain leaves; Lotus flowers; Bamboo; Peonies; Scroll-work; Prunus tree

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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