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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1736-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1459-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 2

Physical description

Vase of porcelain. Bulbous body, short neck and foot. Painted with overglaze enamels in the famille rose palette. Peonies growing among rocks with two quails. Borders of plantain leaves, ruyi heads, key-fret, etc. Just inside the mouth and under the base, except where the mark occurs, is pale turquoise enamel.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1736-1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'Qianlong nian zhi' in seal characters, in red
Made in the Qianlong period

Dimensions

Height: 25.1 cm, Diameter: 15.2 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted with overglaze enamels in the famille rose palette, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Plantain leaves; Quails; Ruyi; Peonies; Key pattern

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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