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Vase with Daoist Immortals

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Kangxi period (1662–1722)
Date:
early 18th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain painted with colored enamels over transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware)
Dimensions:
H. 28 1/2 in. (72.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Bequest of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1960
Accession Number:
61.200.62
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 202
This shape first appeared in Chinese ceramics in the fourteenth century, and is often used in temples and other public spaces.
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