East Asian Art
VaseMade in China, Asia
Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Artist/maker unknown, Chinese
Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration (Famille jaune)
1955-50-245The Alfred and Margaret Caspary Memorial Gift, 1955
LabelFamille jaune is the name given by European collectors to Chinese wares with a yellow ground and painted motifs in green and aubergine, as seen on this vase. Each of its four sides represents one of the four seasons: peony for spring, lotus for summer, chrysanthemum for autumn, and prunus for winter.
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