Small jar of huashi porcelain with globular body. Underglaze blue with two roughly square panels in reserve against dense dotted background. Mythical beast standing on a rock in waves on each panel. There is an inscription on the base. Pair with B600.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 45 millimetres
- Diameter: 64 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Qianlong mark in seal script in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Qianlong 1736-1795Room 95 label text:
Blue-and-white jar with mythical beast
This jar is painted in deep blue with a mythical beast on a rock surrounded by waves. The base has a six-character underglaze blue Qianlong reign mark.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period, AD 1736–1795
Small jar of huashi porcelain with globular body. Underglaze blue with two roughly square panels in reserve against dense dotted background. Mythical beast standing on a rock in waves on each panel. Inscription on base. Pair with B600.
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