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Figure of dog

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (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.11-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 6

Physical description

Figure of a dog (one of a pair), seated at attention, with gilded bells round their necks and alert, panting expression. Painted in a naturalistic manner with shiny red enamel over glaze, with green eyes.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 18.5 cm, Length: 11.3 cm

Object history note

One of a pair, FE.11&A-1978.

Descriptive line

Figure of dog (one of a pair), porcelain painted in overglaze enamels; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, 18th century

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Dogs (animals)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Figures & Decorative ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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