Jardiniere

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-55709

Description

White clay body w/ green celadon glaze overall. Vasi or modified round club-shaped body w/ slightly defined circular foot. Wide dished circular mouth or narrow neck swelling out to globular body. Dense motif of butterflies, flowers and insects randomly overall w/ square scenic reserves w/ fretwork borders, featuring elaborate Chinese court scenes w/ interiors and exteriors, "Rose Mandarin" pattern. Very finely executed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jardinières (containers)
porcelain
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
insect
Porcelain
Butterfly
Flower
Insect
JARDINIERE

Associated Building

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

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Title Rose Mandarin vase Accession Number 2009.5.11

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

24.25 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.46