Pair of Vases

unknown authorQing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795), late 18th century

Museu do Oriente

Museu do Oriente
Lisboa, Portugal

Vases decorated with profuse floral motifs that surround two cards with the IHS insignia, symbol of the Society of Jesus


  • Title: Pair of Vases
  • Creator: unknown author
  • Date Created: Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795), late 18th century
  • Location: China
  • Physical Dimensions: 38,2 x 16,6 x 22,3 cm; 38 x 16,5 x 22,3 cm
  • Subject Keywords: Jesuits, IHS
  • Type: ceramic
  • Rights: Fundação Oriente - Museu do Oriente
  • External Link: http://www.museudooriente.pt/
  • Medium: white porcelain decorated with ”famille rose” enamels and gold
  • Photographer: Jorge Welsh Works of Art, Lisboa/London

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