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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1736-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze copper red

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by J. A. Tulk

  • Museum number:

    C.93-1956

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 2

Physical description

Vase of pear-shaped with spreading lip and ring-foot. Porcelain, painted in underglaze copper red with large sprays of peach, pomegranate and 'Buddha's hand citron' on the body; above this are a ruyi frieze, band of lotus scroll, and stiff leaves ascending the neck; below is a 'lotus-panel' frieze, and a 'classic scroll' runs round the foot.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1736-1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze copper red

Dimensions

Height: 34.9 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in underglaze copper red; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Red and white

Subjects depicted

Lotus flowers; Peaches; Ruyi; Scrollwork; Foliation (pattern); Pomegranates (fruit)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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