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Salt cellar

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Dingwall D.S.O. through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    C.665-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 6

Physical description

Salt cellar of porcelain. In the form of a standing cup painted with sprays of flowers in underglaze cobalt blue.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

Dimensions

Height: 5.1 cm, Diameter: 6.7 cm

Descriptive line

Salt cellar, porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue, China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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