Rectangular porcelain jar. Decorated in doucai style with underglaze blue outlines and washes and overglaze enamels in green, yellow, aubergine and red. Design of hanging fruit sprays on each façade, including peach, grape, crab-apple and melon. Mark inside.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 80 millimetres
- Width: 99 millimetres
- Depth: 98 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Chenghua mark in a double square in underglaze blue inside in the centre.
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Square pot with fruit
This water pot is painted with underglaze-blue outlines and washes and shades of overglaze green, aubergine, red and yellow enamels in doucai style. On each side is a different fruiting plant - peach, grape, crab-apple and melon. There is an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue inside.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and doucai enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1800–1900
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Object reference number: RRC39626
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