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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.657-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase with pear-shaped body, long neck, slightly spreading mouth and two biscuit handles in the shape of monster heads with loose pendent rings. Moulded with eight petal-shaped panels, alternately containing a lady and a boy at play in blue.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

Marks and inscriptions

Mark, an artemisia leaf in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 22.2 cm, Diameter: 8.6 cm

Descriptive line

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

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Children; Ladies

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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