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Bottle

Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    second half of 15th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sydney Vacher

  • Museum number:

    C.59-1926

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 5

Physical description

Bottle of porcelain with decoration painted in blue under a greyish-white glaze. The body is pear-shaped and has decoration consisting of lotus scrolls over which is painted the character Yuan.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

second half of 15th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

Dimensions

Height: 19.7 cm, Diameter: 10.8 cm

Descriptive line

Bottle, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, second half of 15th century

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Lotus flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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