Jar with cover, one of a five-piece garniture

[For F1992.47.3-.5:] A blue and white molded porcelain three-piece miniature garniture, Kangxi period (A.D. 1662-1722), comprising three baluster vases and covers, each with fluted sides and molded ruyi lappet panels at the borders, decorated with freely drawn feather, foliate scroll and scattered flowerheads, each with a leaf or conch shell “emblem” mark on base.

Part of a five-piece garniture set with a pair of beaker vases (F1992.47.1-.2).

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Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, mid 17th-early 18th century
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear glaze
Style
Jingdezhen ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (assembled): 20.6 × 9 cm (8 1/8 × 3 9/16 in)
Geography
China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Pierre Durand
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1992.47.4a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
China, cobalt pigment, flower, Jingdezhen ware, porcelain, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance

To 1992
Pierre Durand, The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, NY, to 1992

From 1992
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Pierre Durand in 1992

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Pierre Durand

Description

[For F1992.47.3-.5:] A blue and white molded porcelain three-piece miniature garniture, Kangxi period (A.D. 1662-1722), comprising three baluster vases and covers, each with fluted sides and molded ruyi lappet panels at the borders, decorated with freely drawn feather, foliate scroll and scattered flowerheads, each with a leaf or conch shell "emblem" mark on base.

Part of a five-piece garniture set with a pair of beaker vases (F1992.47.1-.2).

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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