From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number C312A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Period Qing Dynasty
Date Made Kangxi
Section Asian
Materials Porcelain
Technique Blue and White Ware | Fired
Iconography Ruyi | Peony

Jar (C312A) with lid (C312B). Porcelain. Slender blue and white jar. Decoration of ruyi shaped ornament with peony flower. Peony scroll same as upper part of body. Same style as C292. Tall ovoidal form, fine white textured porcelain of the Qing Dynasty, with deep cobalt blue decoration under the pellucid glaze. Presenting the so-called "vandyke" pattern in the form of an escalloped lambrequin bordering at the shoulder, involving small floral devices in white reserve. A similar escalloped lanceolation also surrounds the base in an ascending form, against the reciprocal white field, upon which appear floral sprays centrally posed between the escalloping. The rounded cover is decorated with a coventional blue lotus flower motif. Foot underneath bears a simple "ring mark".

Height 19.5 cm
Outside Diameter 7.2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Duveen Brothers, 1917
Other Number 232 - Morgan Collection Number | Getz 19 - Other Number | D34 - Other Number

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