- Place where the work was made
- Ming dynasty 1368 - 1644 → China
- Media category
- Materials used
- 7.0 cm diam. of mouth; 22.7 x 9.5 cm
- Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
- Gift of Dr John Yu & Dr George Soutter 2001
- Not on display
- Accession number
- Artist information
Works in the collection
The vase is moulded with a stout cylindrical body, sloping shoulders and a long narrow tubular neck with a wide flattened mouth rim. A pair of dragon shaped handles decorates the neck. This type of celadon vase became very popular during the 12th-13th centuries CE, and is found more frequently in Longquan ware than any other. Such a vase was produced continuously during the Ming period. This is a very good example of the Ming type.
Asian Art Department, AGNSW, 17 April 2001
Where the work was made
Referenced in 1 publication
Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Tea', Sydney, 2003, 226 (colour illus.).
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