Lamp constructed of three detachable parts with saucer base, long cylindrical tube and foliated porcelain cup at the top. Underglaze blue with scrolling flowers around sides of saucer and porcelain cup. Similar flowers on shaft with two phoenixes. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 203 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Chenghua nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Chenghua era of the Ming dynasty
Published PDF date : Ming Wanli 1573-1620Room 95 label text:
Lamp constructed of three parts
This lamp is very unusual. It is made of three detachable parts and decorated with flower scrolls. On the base is an apocryphal six-character underglaze blue Chenghua reign mark.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
Hobson, Rackham and King 1931 record in the Charles Russell Collection. PDF card: Sotheby sale June 6, 1935 lot 76 via Yamanaka £105. Charles Russell Collection
Lamp constructed of three detachable parts with saucer base, long cylindrical tube and foliated porcelain cup at the top. Underglaze blue with scrolling flowers around sides of saucer and porcelain cup. Similar flowers on shaft with two phoenixes. Inscription on base.
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