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Porcelain jar with wide shoulder and straight-sided lid with central knob. Covered inside and outside and on base with pale grey-blue celadon type glaze. Moulded chrysanthemum scroll around body and leaf design around lid. There is an inscription on the base. Pair with B574.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 97 millimetres
- Diameter: 77 millimetres
Inscription CommentQianlong seal mark
Published PDF date : Qing Qianlong 1736-1795Room 95 label text:
One of a pair of covered jars and covers with chrysanthemum design
Potters, under supervision of men sent by the emperor, carved these elegant jars with chrysanthemum scroll around their bodies and with leaf design on the cover. The jars are covered with a pale blue-green celadon glaze. Although the jade-like colour of the iron-pigmented high-fired glaze is traditional, the form is innovative to the Qianlong era.
Porcelain with carved decoration, underglaze blue mark and celadon glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period, AD1736–95
Margaret Medley 1975, records: Elphinstone Gift. PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
Porcelain jar with wide shoulder and straight-sided lid with central knob. Covered inside and outside and on base with pale grey-blue celadon type glaze. Moulded chrysanthemum scroll around body and leaf design around lid. Inscription on base. Pair with B573.
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Object reference number: RRC39844
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