Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Featured Artifact: Chinese Porcelain Vase


This porcelain vase, from the Ch'ien Lung period (1736-1795), is part of a five piece garniture set. The front and back of this piece feature eleborate blue floral designs framing  intricate and colorful scenes. The side images depict medallions of birds and landscapes. The cover is adorned with a gold Buddist lion finial.

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