Round, box-shaped incense burner. Four pierced cash motif roundels on the sides and also on top. Underglaze blue with wide band of scrolling lotus and leaves on lower half and lotus and porcelain waterweeds alternating with chrysanthemum in reserve against blue ground on upper half. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 84 millimetres
- Diameter: 135 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn base
Inscription TransliterationGood fortune and health be with you'.
Inscription CommentOn the base, 'fu shou kang ning' (good fortune and health be with you)
Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 1522-1566Room 95 label text:
Incense burner in the form of a box
On the base is an underglaze blue mark which reads 福壽康寧 (fu shou kang ning ‘good fortune and health be with you’).
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, AD 1600–1630
Round, box-shaped incense burner. Four pierced cash motif roundels on the sides and also on top. Underglaze blue with wide band of scrolling lotus and leaves on lower half and lotus and porcelain waterweeds alternating with chrysanthemum in reserve against blue ground on upper half. Inscription on base.
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