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Porcelain water-pot in form of recumbent elephant, with opening in the centre of the back. Underglaze blue saddle cloth striped with overglaze red enamel.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 58 millimetres
- Diameter: 83 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming first half 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Water pot in the shape of an elephant
The elephant’s saddle is decorated in overglaze red enamel while other details are added in underglaze blue.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and overglaze red enamel
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, about AD 1600–1644
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Object reference number: RRC39615
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