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Vase with Coiling Dragon

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Kangxi mark and period (1662–1722)
Date:
1678–88
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain with peach-bloom glaze (Jingdezhen ware); Western mount
Dimensions:
H. 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.386
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 201
The awe which Chinese ceramics inspired in the West is reflected in the use of an elaborate mount to restore the original shape of this vase.
Marking: Six characters
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