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Vase and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)
    Iran (mounted)

  • Date:

    16th century or 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue, with engraved brass mount

  • Museum number:

    1565&LID-1876

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, elongated and hexagonal in form, with moulded details, painted in underglaze blue with flowers and diapers. It has an engraved brass mouth-rim and cover of Persian work.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)
Iran (mounted)

Date

16th century or 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue, with engraved brass mount

Dimensions

Height: 29.2 cm, Width: 11.7 cm

Object history note

Bought in Iran.

Descriptive line

Vase (with Perisain engraved brass mount), porcelain decorated in underglaze blue, China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, 16th or 17th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide; Brass

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Engraved; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Diaper-work; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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