Porcelain vermillion box with five-lobed sides. Porcelain imitating glass decorated in thick blue enamel with flower scrolls and the 'shou' character in seal form, surrounded by a border of bats and flowers.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 36 millimetres
- Diameter: 64 millimetres
Inscription CommentFour-character Qianlong seal mark in red enamel
Published PDF date : Qing Qianlong 1736-1795Room 95 label text:
Box with overglaze blue enamel decoration
There is a four-character Qianlong seal mark in red enamel on the base.
Porcelain with overglaze blue and red enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period, AD 1736–1795
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Object reference number: RRC39721
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