Miniature porcelain jar of guan form, Underglaze blue with dense scrolling lotus flowers and leaves. Narrow band of overlapping ruyi heads at neck. Horizontal inscription on reserved white panel at the shoulder.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 58 millimetres
- Diameter: 26 millimetres (mouth)
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon shoulder
Inscription TransliterationXuande nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade during the reign of Xuande.
Inscription CommentFour-character archaistic Xuande mark in a panel on the shoulder
Published PDF date : Qing late 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Blue-and-white jar with flowers
The neck has an apocryphal four-character underglaze blue Xuande reign mark which reads 宣德年製.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1900
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Object reference number: RRC39941
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