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Porcelain square covered box with four L-shaped feet. The box has cream glaze. There are tiny brown specks in the body. There is a firing crack extending down from the mouth-rim.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 31 millimetres
- Width: 53 millimetres
- Depth: 53 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn the cover
Inscription TransliterationCang zhu chi
Inscription TranslationVermillion pool store
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Chenghua nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Chenghua reign
Room 95 label text:
Seal paste box
This seal paste box stands on four feet. On the cover it is inscribed. It carries an apocryphal six-character Ming dynasty, Chenghua reign mark in iron-brown on the base.
Porcelain with transparent glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1750–1800
On display: G95/dc41/sh7
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Object reference number: RRC38784
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