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Circular porcelain box with rounded sides and flat lid. The box is made of 'soft paste' porcelain (hua shi). There are lotus and floral scrolls in underglaze cobalt blue on the cover, and scrolls and leaves on the lower part of box. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 23 millimetres
- Diameter: 63 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Jiajing nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign
Inscription CommentSix-character archaistic Jiajing mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
The base has an apocryphal six-character underglaze blue Jiajing reign mark.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
A circular box for vermilion, in 'soft paste' porcelain (hua shi) with rounded sides and flat lid. Decorated in underglaze cobalt blue. Lotus and floral scrolls on cover; scrolls and leaves on lower part of box. Mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC38979
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