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Porcelain incense burner of globular form. The incense burner is white on the interior and on rim, deep blue exterior. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 68 millimetres
- Diameter: 102 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Jiajing nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign
Inscription CommentJiajing mark and period
Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 1522-1566Room 95 label text:
Incense burner with deep blue glaze
This incense burner is modelled on a bronze form. Outside it is covered with a high-fired cobalt-pigmented blue glaze. The base carries an underglaze blue six-character reign mark of the Ming emperor Jiajing.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, transparent and blue glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD 1522–66
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Object reference number: RRC38853
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