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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.819

  • Description

    Porcelain hexagonal brush barrel, with straight sides pierced in honeycomb pattern with medallions, flanged mouth-rim and 'fitted' stand of castellated form. There are phoenixes and landscapes in black and 'famille verte' palette on-biscuit enamel on the medallions.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1662-1722
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 131 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        on base
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

      • Inscription Transliteration

        zhai
      • Inscription Translation

        residence
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:

    PDF 819

    Hexagonal brush pot with pierced decoration


    The sides of this hexagonal brush pot are pierced in a honeycomb pattern with filled-in medallions. There is a character宅 (zhai 'residence') impressed on the base.


    Porcelain with overglaze enamels on the biscuit
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722

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  • Bibliography

    • Lady David 1973 p.13, no.819 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1991 p.24, no.819 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/dc31/sh2

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    PDF card: Acquired before 1935.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.819

Porcelain brush barrel. Of hexagonal section with straight sides, flanged mouth-rim and 'fitted' stand of castellated form. Sides pierced in honeycomb pattern with filled-in medallions. Decorated on biscuit in 'famille verte ' enamels and black, with phoenix design.

Porcelain brush barrel. Of hexagonal section with straight sides, flanged mouth-rim and 'fitted' stand of castellated form. Sides pierced in honeycomb pattern with filled-in medallions. Decorated on biscuit in 'famille verte ' enamels and black, with phoenix design.

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