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Porcelain water-pot, in the form of a peach cut in half, with a branch forming the handle. The water-pot has a white body, and blue-toned glaze. There are leafy branches and flowers in relief on the exterior. There is a mark inside.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 53 millimetres
- Width: 103 millimetres
- Depth: 82 millimetres
Inscription CommentChenghua mark
Room 95 label text:
Potters made this porcelain water in the form of a peach cut in half. Outside it is decorated with leafy branches and flowers. A branch forms the handle. It is covered in blue-tinged glaze, except mouth-rim. Inside is an apocryphal Chenghua mark.
Porcelain moulded with blue-tinged glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, AD 1800–1900
White porcelain water-pot in the form of a peach cut in half. Relief decoration on the outside, with leafy branches and flowers. A branch forms the handle. Covered in blue-toned glaze, except mouth-rim. Mark inside.
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Object reference number: RRC39311
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