- Previous 0/1630
Porcelain double gourd vase with rectangular lower section, narrow waist, and pear shaped upper section. There are pomegranate sprays in underglaze blue and red, green, aubergine and yellow overglaze enamels on the lower section, and pomegranate sprays, butterflies and clouds on the upper section.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 53 centimetres
Published PDF date : Ming 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Potters rarely used copper-red at Jingdezhen in the sixteenth century but here they have used it to depict the pomegranate fruits with underglaze blue leaves and then polychrome enamels were added. Although this large gourd-shaped vase is unmarked it is likely to have been made in the late sixteenth century.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue, underglaze copper-red and overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli period, AD 1573–1620
Porcelain double gourd vase with rectangular lower section, narrow waist, and pear shaped upper scetion. Underglaze blue and red, green, aubergine and yellow overglaze enamels. Pomegranate sprays on lower section, pomegrantae sprays, butterflies and clouds on upper section.
Copyright SOAS All rights reserved
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Object reference number: RRC39059
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.