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Fishbowl Vase

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Object Number:
C100
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
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.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Duveen Brothers
Other Number:
1115   -   Collector Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Special Exhibition: Classical and Oriental, Part A: Chinese Porcelains - Varied Groups of the Morgan Collection / (12 Dec 1913 - 01 Nov 1915)
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Harrison Chinese Rotunda inaugural exhibition ( Feb 1916)
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Bibliography:

[Article] 1934. Chinese Dragons (for the younger reader). The University Museum Bulletin. 5 (1): 29-31. : Page/Fig./Plate: 29-31
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[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 167 ,No. 333
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[Article] 1916. An Exhibition of Oriental Art. The Museum Journal. Volume VII (No. 1): 1-17. : Page/Fig./Plate: 1-17
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[Book] Bushell, Stephen W., et al. 1904. Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains. Volume I. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 1115
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