Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Figure of Dog

1662-1722 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain, glazed
Brief Description
Figure of a dog, porcelain with brownish-yellow glaze; China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)
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.
Dimensions
  • Length: 12cm
  • Height: 8.3cm
Styles
Credit line
Given by Mr Louis Cahen
Production
Register
Subject depicted
Bibliographic Reference
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.
Collection
Accession Number
C.53-1957

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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