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Dublin Core

Title

Ceramic: vessel

Description

One circular glazed grey-green ceramic vase with a short narrow neck and out-turned lip surmounting broad high shoulders that taper gradually to a slightly out-flaring base. Upper shoulders of vase exterior exhibit a ruyi or fungus pattern with black and white linear embellishments. Mid-section of vase exterior presents a broad band of serpentine botanical decoration in white outline. Lower part of vase exterior presents a semi-geometric freize again with black and white linear embellishments.

Provenance

Bought by Alley in Beijing, and in 1957 given to poet R.A.K. Mason (1905-1971) to carry to Canterbury Museum.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

114 x 177mm (dia x l)

Museum Ac. No.

C1957.1334

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Ceramic: vessel,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed August 14, 2022, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/280.