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Jar and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1488-1505 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Leigh Ashton

  • Museum number:

    C.13&A-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 3 []

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.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1488-1505 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 12.4 cm, Diameter: 9.2 cm

Descriptive line

Jar and cover, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Plantain leaves; Figures; Landscapes

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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