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Porcelain globular jar with recessed base forming a foot ring. The jar is made of 'soft paste' porcelain (hua shi). There is a four line poem in underglaze cobalt blue on the exterior. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 45 millimetres
- Diameter: 57 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn the base
Inscription TransliterationZhen zang
Inscription TranslationPrecious collection
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Jar with a four line poem
There are two characters reading 珍藏 (zhen zang ‘precious collection’) in underglaze blue on the base.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
Globular jar made of 'soft paste' porcelain (hua shi) with a foot ring formed from a recessed base. Four line poem in underflaze cobalt blue on exterior. Mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC38992
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