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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1821-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1354-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bowl of porcelain. Bulbous body, cylindrical neck. Decorated in doucai style with outline in underglaze blue and painted in overglaze red, green, yellow and manganese-purple enamels, with two dragons among clouds, with bats, shou (longevity) characters and emblems. Ruyi heads borders. Inside and under the base is turquoise-green enamel, except for the space covered by the mark.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1821-1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'xie zhu zhu ren zao' in seal characters, in a square, in red
Made for the Master of Wind Music

Dimensions

Weight: 1.36 kg, Height: 34.6 cm, Diameter: 19.4 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain decorated in doucai style in underglaze blue and overglaze enamel colours, China, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Production Note

Label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Dragons; Bats; Clouds; Emblems (symbols)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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