Flask

1403-1424 (made)
Flask thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
China, Room 44, The T.T. Tsui Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This flask is one of the early products from the imperial kiln in Jingdezhen. The dragon motif is finely painted and the flask beautifully potted.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted in cobalt blue
Brief Description
Flask, porcelain, painted with underglaze blue dragon, China, 15th century.
Physical Description
Flask painted with underglaze blue dragon
Dimensions
  • Height: 44.8cm
Style
Subjects depicted
Summary
This flask is one of the early products from the imperial kiln in Jingdezhen. The dragon motif is finely painted and the flask beautifully potted.
Collection
Accession Number
FE.4-1974

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record createdJanuary 14, 2003
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