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Longquan stoneware flower-pot of cylindrical form with three feet. The flower-pot has grey-green glaze with a dark brown crackle. There is a floral scroll in low relief around the body.
- Made in: Longquan (area)
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Longquan Area)
- Height: 190 millimetres
- Diameter: 286 millimetres
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription Content大明正德元年大 □造吉日
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Zhengde yuannian Da ?Guan zao jiri
Inscription TranslationMade by Da ?Guan on the lucky day in the first year of the Zhengde period of the Great Ming
Published PDF date : Ming 1506 ADRoom 95 label text:
Celadon flower-pot with inscription
This cylindrical flower-pot stands on three feet. It is decoraed with low relief floral scrolls around the body. The incised inscription on base reads: 大明正德元年大 □造吉日(Da Ming Zhengde yuannian Da ?Guan zao jiri ‘Made by Da ?Guan on the lucky day in the first year of the Zhengde period of the Great Ming [ AD 1506]’).
Stoneware with crackled celadon glaze
Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區
Ming dynasty, dated equivalent to AD 1506
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Object reference number: RRC38671
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