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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    first half of 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze copper red

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by J. A. Tulk

  • Museum number:

    C.94-1956

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 1

Physical description

Porcelain vase of double-gourd shape. The lower part of the body is a depressed globe, and above this the upper globe is terminated by a fairly wide mouth. The base is flat and unglazed. Painted in underglaze red with flowering lotus scroll bands on both the upper and lower lobes of the vase. Above each is a ruyi frieze; below the upper design is a petal border, and above the foot one of the 'lotus-panels'.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

first half of 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze copper red

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in underglaze copper red; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, first half of 18th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Red and white

Subjects depicted

Ruyi; Lotus flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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