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Jar and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1573-1620 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs Grace Anderson in memory of her husband John Anderson

  • Museum number:

    C.1159&A-1917

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Jar and lid of porcelain, oviform; painted in underglaze blue with pine, prunus and bamboo; at the foot, a border of "false gadroons", above a border of cloud scrolls. The domed lid (which does not belong to the jar) is painted with formal lotus foliage.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1573-1620 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 50.8 cm, Diameter: 32.4 cm

Descriptive line

Jar and lid, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Production Note

from label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Lotus flowers; Bamboo; Cloud scrolls; Prunus tree; Pine

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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