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Architectural fitting

Architectural fitting

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1600-1644 (made)

  • Museum number:

    C.372-1912

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragment of an architectural fitting. Moulded in relief with scrolled foliage design and covered with coloured glazes.
Allegedly from the imperial tombs at Shenyang.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1600-1644 (made)

Object history note

In 1912 C.H. Wylde, the first Keeper of Ceramics and first member of V&A staff to visit East Asia, acquired architectural fittings and fragments from China.

Descriptive line

Cer, China, Ming, polychrome

Production Note

from label

Categories

Architectural fittings; Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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