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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)
    London (mounted)

  • Date:

    1644-1911 (made)
    1861-1862 (mounted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with crimson glaze and mounted in chased silver

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by W. H. Cope, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    618-1903

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 12, shelf 4

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, covered with a crimson glaze; the mouth has a chased silver mouth, bearing the London hall-mark for 1861-2 and the maker's mark 'J B F B'. Bulbous body, short neck; the mount is chased with conventional leaf ornament.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)
London (mounted)

Date

1644-1911 (made)
1861-1862 (mounted)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with crimson glaze and mounted in chased silver

Marks and inscriptions

London hall-mark for 1861-2 and the maker's mark 'J B F B'
On silver mount

Dimensions

Height: 21.3 cm, Diameter: 11.4 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain with crimson glaze, and 19th century chased silver mouth mounted in London, made in Jingdezhen, China, Qing dynasty

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Kerr, Rose and Luisa E. Mengoni Chinese Export Ceramics London: V&A Publishing, 2011, p.90, pl.128

Production Note

Inventory

Materials

Porcelain; Silver

Techniques

Glazed; Mounted; Chased

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Vases

Collection

East Asia Collection

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