University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 88-10-9A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Kangxi
Date Made: Kangxi
Early Date: 1662
Late Date: 1722
Section:Asian
Materials:Porcelain
Glaze
Technique:Fired
Glazed
Iconography:Lady
Season
Music
Chess
Books
Paintings
Credit Line:Bequest of Robert C. Alexander, 1988
Other Number292 - Other Number

Description

Round cylinder form with short stem neck with expanded mouth. Powder blue background with overall gilt floral decoration. Four white reserves, each one depicts a beautiful lady representing a different season of the year. Neck with fan shaped white reserves show various water scenes. Shoulder has four medallions showing the most important articles to a scholar: music, chess, books and paintings. White glazed interior. Unglazed footrim.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Knowles-Alexander Porcelains (Rotunda Case Exhibit) (27 Oct 1988 - 18 Jan 2001)View Objects in Exhibition

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