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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1644-1661 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr W. G. Gulland

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.379-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 1

Physical description

Vase, trumpet-shaped. Porcelain with decoration painted in underglaze blue and in overglaze enamels. The upper part shows an emperor enthroned under the imperial umbrella with attendant figures receiving the homage of three persons who make offerings on their knees before him; in the foreground are the tops of spears and halberds. Round the middle are peonies and chrysanthemums. On the lower part are pomegranates and peaches.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1644-1661 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

Dimensions

Height: 54.3 cm, Diameter: 21.6 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels, Jingdezhen, China, Qing dynasty, Shunzhi period (1644-1611)

Production Note

Inventory: Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
Date revised on 27/05/2020 (L. Mengoni)

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Pomegranates (fruit); Attendants; Emperors; Peonies; Peaches; Chrysanthemum

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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