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Porcelain globular box with cover. There is a persimmon flower, stalk and leaves in underglaze blue and overglaze red, purple and green enamel on the cover. There is a mark on the base.in underglaze blue.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 32 millimetres
- Diameter: 37 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Chenghua nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Chenghua reign
Inscription CommentSix-character Chenghua mark in a single circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
Box with persimmon
The top of this box is painted with a persimmon. Persimmons are a Chinese symbol of prosperity. There is an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in a single circle in underglaze blue on the base.
Porcelain decorated with underglaze blue with overglaze red, purple and green enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
Globular porcelain rouge box with cover. Overglaze red enamel persimmon on cover with underglaze blue stalk and purple and green enamelled leaves. Mark on base in uderglaze blue.
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Object reference number: RRC39044
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