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Globular porcelain jar. There is an all-over pattern of scrolling flowers and leaves in underglaze blue in pencilled style and a narrow band of diaper pattern with reserved panel containing horizontal inscription.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 85 millimetres
- Diameter: 92 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Xuande nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade during the Xuande reign of the Great Ming dynasty
Inscription CommentSix-character apocryphal Xuande mark in a panel in underglaze blue below the mouth
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Jar with scrolling flowers and leaves
Below the mouth is an apocryphal six-character underglaze blue Xuande reign mark. 大明宣德年製 Da Ming Xuande nian zhi, 'Made during the Xuande reign of the Great Ming Dynasty.'
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
Globular porcelain jar. Underglaze blue in pencilled style with all-over pattern of scrolling flowers and leaves. Narrow band of diaper pattern with reserved panel containing horizontal inscription.
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Object reference number: RRC40027
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