Porcelain box with cover. The box has a white body and cream white crackled glaze. There is a dragon among waves moulded in relief on the top, and key-fret incised on the cover and the base. There is a mark on the base.
- Height: 35 millimetres
- Width: 81 millimetres
- Depth: 61 millimetres
Room 95 label text:
Box with dragon design
This quatrefoil seal paste box is decorated with a moulded design of a dragon among waves.
Underfired porcelain, moulded and with transparent glaze
Zhangzhou ware 漳州窯
Zhangzhou, Fujian province 福建省, 漳州
Qing dynasty, about AD 1800–1900
PDF card: Elphinstone Gift
White porcelain vermillion box with cover. Moulded relief design on top of cover of dragon among waves. Incised key fret design on both cover and base. Covered with cream white crackled glaze. Mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39380
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