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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1500-1550 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    C.215-1923

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Jar of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue. Globular body, short neck. Round the middle peony scrolls; above, ruyi heads and key pattern; bellow, panel decoration.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1500-1550 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'da ming Xuande nian zhi' in underglaze blue
Made in the Xuande period of the great Ming dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm, Diameter: 15.2 cm

Descriptive line

Jar, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, 1500-1550, mark of Xuande.

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Key pattern; Peonies; Ruyi

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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