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Fishbowl Vase

Object Number:C100A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Ming Dynasty
Date Made: 16th Century
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Glaze
Technique:Fired
Ceramic
Glazed
Incised
Iconography:Dragons
Height: 75 cm
Width: 106 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Duveen Brothers, 1915
Other Number:1115 - Morgan Collection Number
Getz 333 - Other Number

Description

Colossal imperial fishbowl decorated with dragons and incised lines of cloud scrolls and borders with yellow glaze on a creamy white ground. Dense greyish-white pottery. Faint crackle in glaze.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of Oriental Art (12 Feb 1916) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] 1934. "Chinese Dragons: For Junior Members". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 5. no. 1. pg. 29-31 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 29-31View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg.167-168, No. 333View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1916. "An Exhibition of Oriental Art". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. VII. no. No. 1. pg. 1-17 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 1-17View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Clarke, Thomas B., and Laffan, William M., and Bushell, Stephen W. 1911. Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains.. New York. J. Pierpont Morgan. Vol. Volume Two. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 1115BView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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