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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze polychrome enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Julia C. Gulland

  • Museum number:

    646-1907

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 2

Physical description

Porcelain vase, with inverted pear-shaped body, spreading base, and long tubular neck, painted in overglaze polychrome enamels of the famille rose palette with scholar seated writing at a table, while a body grinds ink at his side, a duck and palm trees in the background.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1800-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze polychrome enamels

Marks and inscriptions

Six-characters Yongzheng mark in underglaze blue on the base
Made in the Yongzheng period of the Great Qing

Dimensions

Height: 33.6 cm, Diameter: 13.7 cm

Descriptive line

Porcelain painted in overglaze polychrome enamels with scholar and boy, Jingdezhen, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Scholar; Duck; Flowers; Palm-tree; Boy

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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