Vase

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-290873

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

Descriptive Terms

vases
porcelain
Vase

Associated Building

Original To Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

6 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.29B

Date

1820 (circa)