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Jar: C.119 & A-1950

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Object information

The white jar and cover have a blue dragon pattern going around them.
The mark and period of Hsuan Te can be found in a violet blue which is stronger than the decoration, within two concentric circles

Sold at Sotheby's, 26 May 1937, lot 37. Bought by Sparks. Bought from Soame Jenyns

Named entities

  • Jar
  • Jar and cover

Legal notes

Bought from Soame Jenyns, using the Glaisher Fund

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Bought
  • Dates: 1950-10-20



Components of the work

  • Jar measuring: Diameter by cm by 22.9 by Height by cm by 18.7
  • Jar And Cover measuring: Height by cm by 28.3

Materials used in production

Associated department: Applied Arts

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

  • Accession number: C.119 & A-1950
  • Primary reference Number: 71485
  • Stable URI

Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Tuesday 16 February 2021
  • Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

Associated institutions

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