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Jar with lid

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)
    Europe (mounted)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)
    19th century (mounted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue, with gilt metal mount

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Henry L. Florence

  • Museum number:

    C.1265&A-1917

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Jar of egg-shaped, painted with prunus flowers in reserve on a blue ground reticulated with saucer lines. Domed metal cover with spherical knob.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)
Europe (mounted)

Date

1662-1722 (made)
19th century (mounted)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue, with gilt metal mount

Dimensions

Height: 16.2 cm, Diameter: 10.5 cm

Descriptive line

Jar (with 19th century European gilt metal mount), porcelain painted in underglaze blue; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide; Gilt metal

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Prunus blossoms

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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