Art/ Collection/ Art Object

清康熙 景德鎮窯青花山水圖鳳尾瓶
Vase with landscape scenes

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Kangxi period (1662–1722)
Date:
late 17th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain painted under the glaze with cobalt blue (Jiangxi Province; Jingdezhen ware)
Dimensions:
H. 29 in. (73.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.424
Not on view
This idyllic landscape enjoyed by scholar-gentlemen directly recalls contemporaneous court paintings that evoke tenth- and eleventh-century traditions.
Marking: None
Benjamin Altman , until d. 1913; bequeathed to MMA
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dreams of Yellow Mountain: Landscapes of Survival in Seventeenth-Century China," September 13, 2003–February 22, 2004.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Art of Dissent in 17th-Century China: Masterpieces of Ming Loyalist Art from the Chih Lo Lou Collection," September 6, 2011–January 2, 2012.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Art of the Chinese Album," September 6, 2014–March 29, 2015.

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