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Melon-Shaped Jar with Butterflies, Gourds, and Scrolling Vines

A work made of porcelain painted with underglaze blue and overglaze enamels.
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  • A work made of porcelain painted with underglaze blue and overglaze enamels.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Yongzheng (1723–35) or early Qianlong period (1736–95), 18th century

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 134

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Melon-Shaped Jar with Butterflies, Gourds, and Scrolling Vines

Origin

China

Date

1723–1795

Medium

Porcelain painted with underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

Dimensions

H. 42.6 cm (16 3/4 in.); diam. 40.7 cm (16 in.)

Credit Line

Russell Tyson Endowment

Reference Number

1989.630

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