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Vase
Yuan dynasty 1271-1368

Medium
stoneware (Cizhou ware)
Measurements
26.4 × 14.6 cm
Place/s of Execution
Cizhou, Hebei province, north China, China
Inscription
incised in base (in Chinese characters) c.: (...illeg.)
Accession Number
3721-D3
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of H. W. Kent, 1938
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
Description
Cylindrical body tapering to rimmed foot; rounded shoulders, short neck with everted rim; three quatrefoil medallions of a figure in stylized garden with water and scroll clouds, lower band of scroll flowers and scrolling foliage, shoulder band of floral and scrolling foliage motif. Chipping around foot and rim.