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Covered porcelain jar of depressed globular form with slightly domed lid and large knop. There are fruiting peach, persimmon and pomegranate branches around the sides in underglaze red, and detached floral sprays on the lid. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 60 millimetres
- Diameter: 108 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn the base
Inscription TransliterationTaibeishan zhi qingwan
Inscription TranslationA curio of Taibei mountain
Published PDF date : Qing late 18th-19thCRoom 95 label text:
Jar with underglaze copper red decoration
This compressed jar is painted in copper-red beneath a clear glaze. On the base is a six-character inscription reading台北山之清玩 (Taibeishan zhi qingwan ‘a curio of Taibei Mountain’) in a double square in underglaze blue.
Porcelain with underglaze copper-red and underglaze cobalt-blue
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about 1800–1911
Covered porcelain jar of depressed globular form with slightly domed lid and large knop. Underglaze red with fruiting peach, persimmon and pomegranate branches around the sides, and detached floral sprays on the lid. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC40038
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