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Large vase with dragon and phoenix design

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China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen kilns, Large vase with dragon and phoenix design, 19th century, porcelain with cobalt-blue design painted under transparent glaze, Gift of Mr. Abbot L. Mills, Jr., public domain, 47.1

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Title

Large vase with dragon and phoenix design

Artist

China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen kilns (Chinese)

Date

19th century

Period

China: Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Medium

porcelain with cobalt-blue design painted under transparent glaze

Dimensions (H x W x D)

26 in x 17 1/2 in diam.

Collection Area

Asian Art

Category

Ceramics

Object Type

vase

Culture

Chinese

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Abbot L. Mills, Jr.

Accession Number

47.1

Copyright

public domain

Terms

ceramics

dragon

phoenix

porcelain

Qing

underglazing

vases

Location

Belluschi Building

Ayer Wing

1st Floor

Goodman Gallery

Description

For more than two thousand years, the phoenix and dragon have been favored motifs in Chinese art as symbols of longevity.

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