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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    China (south, made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain decorated in white slip over a blue glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.48-1911

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase of porcelain. Of bulbous form with flat base and short wide neck. Covered with a dark blue glaze, with applied decoration of small carp and molluscs, painted in white slip with incised details.

Place of Origin

China (south, made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain decorated in white slip over a blue glaze

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm, Diameter: 16.8 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain decorated in white slip over a blue glaze, China, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain; Slip

Techniques

Glazed; Applied work

Subjects depicted

Carp (fish)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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