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Jar

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1522-1566 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.85-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case F, shelf 3

Physical description

Jar of porcelain, four-sided, with square foot and mouth, and convex body; decorated with dragon design among floral scrolls in underglaze blue.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1522-1566 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

Marks and inscriptions

Mark of Jiajing reign

Dimensions

Height: 16.8 cm, Width: 13.7 cm

Descriptive line

Jar, porcelain painted in underglaze blue; China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522-66)

Production Note

register

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Dragons; Floral scrolls

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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