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Ming Dynasty baluster jar and cover

Image attached to C.716.1 & A & B-1991

An image of Square section baluster jar and cover with wooden stand. The jar is painted on all sides with five-claw dragons, phoenixes and the eight precious emblems below a border of ruyi head lappets around the shoulders and scrolls on the neck. The cover is painted with the eight precious emblems and cloud scrolls. Hard-paste porcelain, thrown, decorated in underglaze-blue, height, jar, 26.6 cm, height, whole, 32.0 cm, diameter, whole, 17.6 cm, circa 1573-1619. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Wanli period (1573-1619). Chinese. As a pair with C.716.2 & A & B-1991.

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Square section baluster jar and cover with wooden stand. The jar is painted on all sides with five-claw dragons, phoenixes and the eight precious emblems below a border of ruyi head lappets around the shoulders and scrolls on the neck. The cover is painted with the eight precious emblems and cloud scrolls. Hard-paste porcelain, thrown, decorated in underglaze-blue, height, jar, 26.6 cm, height, whole, 32.0 cm, diameter, whole, 17.6 cm, circa 1573-1619. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Wanli period (1573-1619). Chinese. As a pair with C.716.2 & A & B-1991.

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  • Accession Number: C.716.1 & A & B-1991
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 789 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 452.29kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2012:11:02 12:06:21

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16th Century 17th Century baluster vase blue and white ceramics Chinese dragons Fitz_AA glazed hard-paste porcelain lidded Ming Dynasty pair phoenix porcelain Ruiyi studio ceramics underglaze vase

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