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  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue, with silver rmount

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 2

Physical description

Vase, egg-shaped with spreading foot; the neck cut down and mounted in silver. Moulded with eight vertical petal-shaped panels and painted with two ladies on a terrace and two boys at play, repeated. Above are sprays of plum-blossom and bamboo.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)


1662-1722 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue, with silver rmount

Marks and inscriptions

Mark, a pair of figures embracing, in a double circle, in underglaze blue


Height: 22.2 cm, Diameter: 9.5 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, with silver rmount; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)


Porcelain; Cobalt oxide; Silver


Painted; Glazed; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Flower (plum); Bamboo; Ladies; Boys; Terraces


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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