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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.871

  • Description

    Porcelain bottle-shaped vase with rounded sides and straight cylindrical neck. The vase has a fine white eggshell body and white glaze. There is a blossoming spray of roses with green leaves and a butterfly in brown, black and 'famille rose' palette enamel on the exterior.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 20thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 146 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 871

    Vase with a butterfly and roses

    Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and fencai (powdered colours)
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty or Republican period, about AD 1900–1949

  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1975 Monochrome pl. 268 bibliographic details
    • Hobson 1934 p. 167, pl. CLXVI bibliographic details
    • Lady David 1973 p.24, no.871, pl. VII bibliographic details
    • Scott 1991 p.40, no.871 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case33/sh8

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    R. L. Hobson, 1934 records: From the G. R. Davies Collection. See the Catalogue of the " G. R. Davies Collection of Chinese Porcelains", p.13, No.31. PDF card: G. R. Davies Collection, No. 31.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.871

Bottle-shaped porcelain vase with rounded sides and straight cylindrical neck. Fine white eggshell porcelain decorated on a white glaze ground in 'famille rose' enamels, brown and black with a blossoming spray of roses  with green leaves and a butterfly.

Bottle-shaped porcelain vase with rounded sides and straight cylindrical neck. Fine white eggshell porcelain decorated on a white glaze ground in 'famille rose' enamels, brown and black with a blossoming spray of roses with green leaves and a butterfly.

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