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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1644-1911 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr W. G. Gulland

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.616-1931

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, baluster-shaped. Partly covered with a coffee-brown glaze, and with decoration painted in reserved panels. Round the shoulder a narrow border of lozenge diaper painted in black on green enamel, and broken by bracket panels containing sprays of flowers and leaves. On the body of the vase are two large leaf-shaped panels, tip downwards, outlined in red. One of them contains a large peony in pink; above it a magnolia tree with trunk in aubergine, and blossoms in white enamel. The other panel contains peonies and anemones. Between the leaf-panels are four small medallion containing flowers. Round he base a border like that which encircles the shoulder.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1644-1911 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Dimensions

Height: 22.4 cm, Diameter: 11.3 cm

Descriptive line

Porcelain vase with coffee-brown glaze, decorated in overglaze enamels; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty

Production Note

Inventory

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Peonies; Panels (ornament areas); Diaper-work; Magnolia

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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