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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1630-1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr W. G. Gulland

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.410-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 8

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, cylindrical, with slightly contracted neck. Round the rim a border of plantain leaves. Below, are a vase containing lotus plants, a vase containing bamboo stems, heads of lingzhi and flowers, a 'cracked-ice' vase containing peonies, a garden-box containing a plantain plant, a covered vase on a four-legged stand, and a plant in a low 'cracked-ice' tripod bowl. Unglazed base.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1630-1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

Dimensions

Height: 46.8 cm, Diameter: 14.3 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue; China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Magic fungus; Plantain leaves; Vases; Flowers; Bamboo; Lotus flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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