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Vase with Garden Scene

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Kangxi period (1662–1722)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under a transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware)
Dimensions:
H. 18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm); Diam. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); Diam. of rim: 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm); Diam. of base: 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1879
Accession Number:
79.2.356
Not on view
This vase illustrates the bustling life found along a garden stream, including women and children in pavilions, figures in a gazebo, and boaters.
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. American, New York (until 1879)
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. "Chinese Gardens: Pavilions, Studios, Retreats," August 18, 2012–January 6, 2013.

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