Small circular porcelain box. Underglaze blue with scholar leaning against a pine tree in a garden landscape with pagoda above a band of five-clawed dragons chasing a flaming pearl. Turbulent waves on lower sides. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 40 millimetres
- Diameter: 70 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character archaistic Zhengde mark in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing early 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Box with a scholar leaning against a pine tree
The circular box is painted with a scholar leaning against a pine tree within a garden. The base has an apocryphal six-character underglaze blue Zhengde reign mark.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
On display: G95/dc24/sh1
Small circular porcelain box. Underglaze blue with scholar leaning against a pine tree in a garden landscape with pagoda above a band of five-clawed dragons chasing a flaming pearl. Turbulent waves on lower sides. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39603
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