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image of Vase in the Form of a Carp, Mounted as an Ewer Chinese Qing Dynasty (artist)
Vase in the Form of a Carp, Mounted as an Ewer, Yongzheng period, 1723/1735 (vase); c. 1730/1755 (mounts)
porcelain with blue celadon glaze, in gilt-bronze mount
Overall (without mount): 21.7 x 6.1 x 10.8 cm (8 9/16 x 2 3/8 x 4 1/4 in.) overall (with mount): 31.1 x 10.3 x 17.3 cm (12 1/4 x 4 1/16 x 6 13/16 in.)
Widener Collection
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From the Tour: Chinese Porcelains
Object 24 of 24

Exhibition History

Chinese Porcelains in European Mounts, China House Gallery, China Institute in American, New York, 1980, no. 30.
Mounted Chinese Porcelain, traveling exh. organized by the International Exhibitions Foundation, shown at The Frick Collection, New York; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri; Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, 1986-1987, no. 32.
Fanciful Flourishes: Ornament in European Graphic Art and Related Objects, 1300-1800, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, brochure, no. 79, as Chinese Vase in Form of a Goldfish, on a French Mount by Chinese Qing Dynasty and French 18th Centu
Loan to display with permanent collection, Seattle Art Museum, 2007-2009.

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