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Arrow vase for the Islamic market


Artist Unknown (Chinese export)


19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G209
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Porcelain
Size: 10 1/8 x 5 5/16 x 4 3/4 in. (25.72 x 13.49 x 12.07 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Jingdezhen, China, Jingdezhen
Culture: Chinese export, Asia, Jingdezhen, China
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Sticker on bottom: collector's sticker
Physical Description: blue and white; pear-shaped body; six medallions of Arabic Script divided by relief-molded vertical flanges and amid ruyi-headed cloud scrolls; base of cylindrical tall neck has six flanges and six tubes around rim
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Leo and Doris Hodroff
Accession Number: 2004.261.4
Added to Site: March 1, 2009