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Image from page 21 of "Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington museum and other collections" (1867)

Identifier: examplesofchines00jone

Title: Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington museum and other collections

Year: 1867 (1860s)

Authors: Jones, Owen

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Publisher: London : S. & T. Gilbert, 4 Copthall Buildings, E.C. Back of the Bank of England

Contributing Library: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library

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ottle. There is muchof the Indian character in this example, particularlyin the detached flowers at the base of the subject. Plate XCIV. From a painted china Jar. Composition on thefragmentary principle; remarkable for the boldtreatment of the top and bottom of the jar. Plate XCV. From a painted china Vase. Another compo-sition on the fragmentary principle. Plate XCVI. From a painted china Bottle. A singular com-position ; remarkable for the way in which the effectof the strong colour of the ornament is softened bythe judicious treatment of the ground. Plate XCVII. From a painted china Bottle. Composition onthe continuous-stem principle. The ornament inthis example is in slight relief. The vase was castin a mould. Plate XCVIII. Inlaid bronze Dish. Composition on Plate XCIX. From a painted china Bottle,the continuous-stem principle. Plate C. From a painted china Vase. This example canhardly be called ornament: it is conventionalonly in the way in which the leaves and fruit arebalanced.

 

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Ornament from an Indian Lacquer Box. 15 u.

  

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