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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.
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.),
Title Rose Mandarin vase Accession Number 2009.5.11
24.25 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Edmund Quincy