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Vase with Women’s Activities

Date:
mid- 20th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain painted with colored enamels over transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware)
Dimensions:
H. 28 in. (71.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Bequest of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1960
Accession Number:
61.200.27
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 202
Although the shape of this vase and its imagery can be traced to the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, several decorative features suggest that the vessel was made in the twentieth. These include the dense composition and the style of detailing on the rim, at the neck, and on the foot.
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