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Porcelain water-pot in the form of a central flower surrounded by leafy branches with 'lingzhi' fungus and persimmons growing on them. The water-pot has creamy glaze.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 62 millimetres
- Width: 135 millimetres
- Depth: 60 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Qing Qianlong nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Qing dynasty, Qianlong reign
Room 95 label text:
Water pot in the form of a flower
This water pot is naturalistically modelled in the form of a magnolia flower surrounded by leafy branches and fruit. On the base is a four character Qianlong seal mark in underglaze cobalt blue.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark and transparent glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period, AD 1736–1795
On display: G95/dc41/sh7
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Object reference number: RRC38807
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