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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with applied reliefs, painted in coloured enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    H. L. Florence Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1198-1917

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 7

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, with an archaic dragon in applied relief. One of a pair. Painted with ladies and children in irregular compartments outlined by red and gold scrollwork; smaller oval, circular, and scroll-shaped panels, painted with birds and flowers, reserved on the ground which is diapered with scrolling foliage in gold.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

ca. 1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with applied reliefs, painted in coloured enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 25.7 cm, Diameter: 7.6 cm

Object history note

Formerly in the Orrock Collection.

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in coloured enamels and gilt, China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, ca. 1740

Production Note

from label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Applied work; Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Children; Dragons; Birds; Flowers; Scrollwork; Ladies; Scrolling foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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