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Basin

  • Place of origin:

    China (south, made)

  • Date:

    1650-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, incised and glazed

  • Museum number:

    C.168-1914

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 2

Physical description

Basin of red earthenware, with designs incised through white slip, and covered with green glaze. Circular with shelving sides and spreading rim turned up at the edge. In the middle, a carp with pine-branches; round the sides, two dragons among clouds; on the rim, four panels, each containing a spray of flowers, separated by interlaced devices. Base flat and unglazed.

Place of Origin

China (south, made)

Date

1650-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, incised and glazed

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm, Diameter: 45.7 cm

Descriptive line

Basin, earthenware with designs incised through white slip under green lead glaze, south China, Qing dynasty, 1650-1750

Production Note

from label

Materials

Stoneware; Lead glaze; Slip

Techniques

Glazed; Incised

Subjects depicted

Pine tree branches; Carp (fish); Dragons

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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