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Vase

1972.29A (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?).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1900
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.).
Material
enamel (fused coating)
overglaze (material)
porcelain
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
enamel (fused coating)
Men
overglaze (material)
porcelain
Porcelain
Recreation
Vase
vases
Dimensions
8 1/4 x 4 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.29A
Credit Line
Gift of Edmund Quincy
GUSN
55706

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