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Object Number: C312A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Kangxi
Early Date: 1662
Late Date: 1722
Section:Asian
Materials:Porcelain
Technique:Blue and White Ware
Fired
Iconography:Ju-i
Peony
Credit Line:Purchased from Duveen Brothers, 1917
Other Number19 - Other Number
232 - Morgan Collection Number

Description

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 Da Qing Dynasty, with deep cobalt blue decoration under the pellucid glaze. Presenting the so-called "vandyke" pattern in the form 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".


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Special Exhibition: Classical and Oriental, Part A: Chinese Porcelains - Varied Groups of the Morgan Collection / (12 Dec 1913 - 01 Nov 1915)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 19, No. 19View Objects cited in this Publication

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