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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1573-1620 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and green enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr H. B. Harris

  • Museum number:

    C.124-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case H, shelf 4

Physical description

Jar of porcelain. Pear-shaped with flattened base; wide mouth. Painted in underglaze blue and green enamel with formal lotuses and scrolled foliage between borders of ruyi pattern (at the top) and of "false gadroons" and scrolls (at the bottom).

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1573-1620 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and green enamel

Dimensions

Height: 11.1 cm, Diameter: 11.1 cm

Descriptive line

Jar, porcelain painted in underglaze blue and green enamel, China (Jingdezhen), Ming dymasty, Wanli perod (1573-1620)

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Ruyi; Scrolling foliage; Lotus flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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