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Beehive-shaped porcelain water-pot with wide mouth. The water-pot has pale grey-green glaze. There are carved and incised cloud motifs on the exterior. There is a mark in blue on the base, which has a white glaze.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 77 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Qing Kangxi nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign
Inscription Commentmark and period
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Water pot with celadon glaze
This beehive shaped water pot is decorated with a carved design. The glaze has pooled into the carved design creating an attractive contrasting pattern. The base carries a Kangxi reign mark in underglaze blue.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, carved decoration and celadon-type glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi mark and period, AD 1662–1722
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Object reference number: RRC38927
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