Collection of works by Unknown Artist

105 items of Chinese Porcelain (mainly Famille Verte and Famille Rose); 64 items of Chinese Imari porcelain; 6 works in copper; 53 Chinese paintings.

Details

Medium:
Ceramic; copper; watercolour & ink on paper/silk
Dimensions:
Various
Acquired in:
2003
Bequeathed by:
Jack Outhwaite Thompson through The Art Fund

Part of a bequest to four museums by Jack Outhwaite Thompson through the Art Fund in 2003. A selection of Chinese and Japanese works of art from the 17th-19th century, including ceramics, paintings, ivory, bronze and lacquer items. The ceramics received by Bristol, Durham and Glasgow reflect the huge 18th century trade in porcelain from China to Europe. Some of the most popular export styles are represented, such as famille verte, famil1e rose and Chinese Imari, and the wares include vases, punch bowls, tureens and dishes.

Provenance

Jack Outhwaite Thompson.

Venue details

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Queen's Road, BRISTOL Bristol BS8 1RL 0117 922 3571 www.bristolmuseums.org.uk

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