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Sacrificial vessel
Qing dynasty, Tongzhi period 1862-1874

(a-b) 27.9 × 23.8 × 16.6 cm (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, south-east China, China
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of John H. Connell, 1936
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Overall ovoid form, tripod body and tripod cover/bowl; body modelled with tortoise shell pattern with key-fret and scrolling foliage bands at rim, two dragon head handles, 'good luck' rui form feet; cover/bowl modelled with scrolling foliage and swastika grid with key-fret and scrolling foliage bands at rim, 'good luck' rui form handles/feet. 'Imperial yellow' glaze.