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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1522-1566 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (Maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Andrew Burman

  • Museum number:

    C.118-1911

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 8

Physical description

Jar of porcelain, decorated in underglaze blue with dragons, flowers and stylized shou (longevity) character.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1522-1566 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (Maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

Marks and inscriptions

'da ming Jiajing nian zhi' in underglaze blue, on the beck
Made in the Jiajing period of the great Ming dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 53 cm, Diameter: 51.5 cm

Descriptive line

Jar, porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue, China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Production Note

from label

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Underglazed

Subjects depicted

Dragons; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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