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Sprinkler

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in coloured enamels

  • Museum number:

    1642A-1876

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 5

Physical description

Sprinkler, one of a pair with 1642-1876. Porcelain, with bulbous body and long neck. Painted with flowers, birds and insects in overglaze enamels of the famille verte palette.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in coloured enamels

Dimensions

Diameter: 8.5 cm, Height: 22.8 cm

Object history note

From the Richard Collection, Iran.

Descriptive line

Sprinkler, one of a pair, porcelain painted in coloured enamels; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Birds; Flowers; Insects

Categories

China in Persia; Containers; Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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