Vase

Chinese
Qianlong period
about 1740


Dimensions

Overall height: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.587

Medium or Technique

Porcelain, iron-red decoration

On View

Art of the Netherlands in the 17th Century Gallery (Gallery 242)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Porcelain

Inscription

Two labels on underside:
"Stodel Amsterdam / C15"
"Collection G. Ephis"

Provenance

2005, sold by Salomon Stodel (dealer), Amsterdam, to the G. Ephis collection (private collector), France; 2012, sold by the G. Ephis collection to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012).

Credit Line

The G. Ephis Collection—Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously, Charles Bain Hoyt Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Tamara Petrosian Davis Sculpture Fund, John Lowell Gardner Fund, Seth K. Sweetser Fund, H. E. Bolles Fund, and funds by exchange from the Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection-Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger