Jingdezhen ware jar - ROM2010_11474_63


Jingdezhen ware jar

Medium:Wheel-thrown porcelain with cobalt-blue paint and glaze
Geography: Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China; reportedly obtained in Beijing, China
Date: c. 1675-1725 AD
Period: Qing Dynasty
20.5 x 20.6 cm
Object number: 923.17.42
Credit Line: The George Crofts Collection
Not on view
DescriptionJar with Children play with lanterns of various shapes. Porcelain with underglaze blue. Qing Dynasty, 1622 - 1722. Lanterns can be held in mid-air, such as the lotus-shaped example depicted on this jar. Or, they can be made into a mobile toy, such as the crab-shaped model pulled along by the smaller boy.
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