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1972.29B (RS198661)

Description

Vase with deep orange enameled vignettes with gilt accents on white ground. White clay body with colorless glaze. Vasi or gallipot form with globular body and defined shoulders. Slightly tapered out at mouth. Vase decorated with gilt stylized floral devices and a feathered border at neck, with mid-eastern tri-lobed border devices at mouth. Four scenic reserves featuring young men in various activities (possibly scenes from Ginji?). Neck has been cut down.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820
circa
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original To Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
porcelain
Vase
vases
Dimensions
6 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.29B
Credit Line
Gift of Edmund Quincy
GUSN
290873

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