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Figure of dog

Figure of dog

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Louis Cahen

  • Museum number:

    C.53-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 5

Physical description

Figure of a dog, porcelain with brownish-yellow glaze. The dog lies with his head turned fully to the left, his front paws crossed and his long tail curled round his back paw. The jaws are open. The pupils of the eyes are glazed black, the paws are left white.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, glazed

Dimensions

Length: 12 cm, Height: 8.3 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a dog, porcelain with brownish-yellow glaze; China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

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

Ayers, John. Far Eastern Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Parke Bernet, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1980, Monochrome Plate No. 202.

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Dogs (animals)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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