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Vase with chickens and flowers
Date1730 - 1780
Qing Dynasty (1645 - 1911)
Material and technique
porcelain, with gu yue xuan type overglaze enamels
Dimensions16 cm (height)
10 cm (diameter)
at foot 6.6 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
Glossary of terms
Chinese ritual wine vessel with flaring mouth and foot.
Ceramic material composed of kaolin, quartz, and feldspar which is fired to a temperature of c.1350-1400⁰c. The resulting ceramic is vitreous, translucent, and white in colour.
Tregear, Mary, Chinese Art, World of Art Library (London: Thames and Hudson, 1980), fig. 144, p. 180