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Yue stoneware cylindrical box with domed lid. The box has grey-green glaze on interior and exterior. There are incised scrolls on upper and lower sides, with ribbon motifs on top. There is an inscription on the lid.
- Made in: Shanglinhu
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Shanglinhu)
- Height: 67 millimetres
- Diameter: 126 millimetres
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription Transliterationfu shou yan chang
Inscription TranslationGood fortune and long life for a long time
Published PDF date : Five Dynasties-Northern Song 10th-early 11th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Box with an incised inscription
This round stoneware box is incised with scrolls on the tray and cover, and on the top with four ribbon designs encircling a round Chinese coin motif with the inscription 福壽延長 (fu shou yan chang ‘Good fortune and long life for a long time’). The Yue glaze is thin and grey-green typical of 10th century production.
Stoneware with incised decoration and inscription and grey-green glaze
Yue ware 越窯
Shanglinhu kilns, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 上林湖窯
Five Dynasties, AD 907–960
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Object reference number: RRC38684
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