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: N2626

: Eastern Art

: vase

: Meiping ('plum vase'), probably used to store alcoholic drink. Made of porcelain with cobalt underglaze decoration peony flowers. Its body was thrown in two halves, and the join is visible. It would originally have had a cover, which is now lost.

On Display at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Eastern Art Gallery

: The Schiller Collection

: China, Eastern Asia, Asia

: South China, possibly Jingdezhen?

: 1450-1500

: Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

: Bequest of F P M Schiller, 1946.