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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,B.565

  • Description

    Porcelain baluster-shaped vase with long neck and thickened mouth rim. Covered with pale greenish-grey transparent glaze. Body carved with design of two dragons among fungus. Horizontal rib on neck with moulded cloud collar carved above. There is an inscription on the base.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1662-1722
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 252 millimetres
    • Diameter: 122 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Comment

        Jiajing mark
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF B565

    Vase with celadon glaze


    This vase is carved with a design of dragons and lingzhi. It is covered with a celadon glaze. The underglaze blue mark on the base reads大明嘉靖年製 (Da Ming Jiajing nian zhi ‘made in the Ming dynasty reign of the Jiajing emperor.


    Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, carved design, clear and celadon-type glaze
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1973 p.53, no.B565 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989 p.54, no.B565 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case49/sh2

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift. Dominic Jellinek. Bluett & Sons Archive. November 23rd 1933. 2067: £65. Purchased by Bluett's from Christie's, November 9th 1933, lot 34, 46 gns.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,B.565

Porcelain baluster-shaped vase with long neck and thickened mouth rim. Covered with pale greenish-grey transparent glaze. Body carved with design of two dragons among fungus. Horizontal rib on neck with moulded cloud collar carved above. Inscription on base.

Porcelain baluster-shaped vase with long neck and thickened mouth rim. Covered with pale greenish-grey transparent glaze. Body carved with design of two dragons among fungus. Horizontal rib on neck with moulded cloud collar carved above. Inscription on base.

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