Ewer

1680-1720 (made), ca. 1715-1730 (decorated)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 145
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This ewer was made in Fujian, south China. Originally of white porcelain, it was decorated in coloured enamels after its arrival in the Netherlands.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • EWER
  • LID
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain decorated in overglaze enamels and gold
Brief Description
Ewer and lid, porcelain, decorated with a tiger, bamboos and hawthorn sprays, made in China (Dehua), 1680-1720, decorated in the Netherlands about 1715-30.
Physical Description
Overdecorated in Holland in imitation of the Kakiemon style.
Dimensions
  • Height: 16.5cm
  • Width: 13cm
Styles
Gallery Label
Chinese ewer with Dutch enamelling China, Dehua, 1680–1720, decorated in the Netherlands about 1715–30 Museum no. C.41&A-1970. Given by Miss E. Humphreys-Owen(2009)
Credit line
Given by Miss E. Humphreys-Owen
Summary
This ewer was made in Fujian, south China. Originally of white porcelain, it was decorated in coloured enamels after its arrival in the Netherlands.
Collection
Accession Number
C.41&A-1970

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record createdMarch 26, 2003
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