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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Jar and Cover

1488-1505 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Jar and cover of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue. Globular with short neck and domed cover. Round the body, two sages in a landscape; above, a band of plantain-leaves.


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

  • Jar
  • Lid
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted in underglaze blue
Brief Description
Jar and cover, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty
Physical Description
Jar and cover of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue. Globular with short neck and domed cover. Round the body, two sages in a landscape; above, a band of plantain-leaves.
Dimensions
  • Height: 12.4cm
  • Diameter: 9.2cm
Styles
Credit line
Given by Sir Leigh Ashton
Production
label
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.13&A-1923

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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