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Woman holding vase

Woman holding vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1750-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr C. N. Ades, in memory of his wife Andrée

  • Museum number:

    FE.21-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 5

Physical description

Figure of a woman holding a vase, intricately modelled and lavishly decorated. Flesh-toned skin and hair loose at the back and gathered into elaborate topknot. Wearing calf-length red tunic flower-patterned and gilt and with wide cuffs, over long pleated skirt. Holding on the left forearm a vase, which she balances with both hands.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1750-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 41 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a woman holding a vase, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Women

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Figures & Decorative ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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