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Vase

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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
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.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Robert C. Alexander
Other Number:
292   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Knowles-Alexander Porcelains (Rotunda Case Exhibit) (27 Oct 1988 - 18 Jan 2001)
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