University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHua Ping
Object Number:C316
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Kangxi
Early Date: 1662
Late Date: 1722
Section:Asian
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Blue and White Ware
Fired
Credit Line:Purchased from Duveen Brothers, 1917
Other Number:331 - Morgan Collection Number

Description

Hua ping, porcelain blue and white bottle. Very bright blue. Pear-shaped with slender neck, early Qing Dynasty of hard paste, with cobalt blue underglaze decoration. Image presents a panoramic Chinese landscape scene with view of a lake and distant hills. The accessories include pine trees, habitations and a ferryman in his boat, while three horsemen appear on the road that leads to a bridge. No mark on bottom. C316 and C317 are a pair.


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
What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1951 - 31 Dec 1951) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 17, No. 10View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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