meiping / vase
Small porcelain vase of meiping form. There are twelve creatures of the zodiac in a landscape in underglaze blue and red on the exterior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 77 millimetres
Published PDF date : Qing late 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Meiping vase with the twelve animals of the zodiac
The twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac are represented on this snuff bottle. These animals are the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, cockerel, dog, and pig. 2009 is the year of the ox.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and underglaze copper-red decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
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Object reference number: RRC40033
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