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Planter


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Four holes located beneath the rim of this vessel suggest its use as a hanging planter. Painted on the globular body in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels of red, yellow, and two shades of green is a natural scene of blossoming branches, perched birds, tall grass, and distinct rock formations. Around the shoulders are two rings in underglaze blue and beneath the raised rim of the mouth is a band of curled points.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
11/04/1974Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Masterpieces of Chinese Porcelain. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1980-1981.
Provenance Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Van Slyke; given to Walters Art Museum, November 1957.
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. van Slyke, 1957

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Period
1650-1679 (Ch'ing)
Medium
porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze enamels
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.2391
Measurements
H: 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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