The David Vases

The David Vases, 1351 (Yuan dynasty), porcelain, cobalt and clear glaze, 63.6 x 20.7 cm each, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China (British Museum, London)

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These vases at the British Museum

These vases on the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects

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Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "The David Vases," in Smarthistory, December 11, 2015, accessed June 9, 2023,