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清 景德鎮窯五彩刀马人物圖鳳尾瓶
Vase with historical warriors

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain painted with colored enamels over a transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware)
Dimensions:
H. 27 1/2 in. (69.9 cm); Diam. 11 in. (27.9 cm); Diam. of rim 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm); Diam. of foot 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Bequest of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1960
Accession Number:
61.200.56
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 220
The figures on this vase were inspired by illustrations of historical characters in woodblock-printed plays and novels. Those publications became popular in the seventeenth century and influenced porcelain design and other decorative arts.
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