jar / cover
Small covered porcelain vase of meiping form. Underglaze blue with wide band of scrolling lotus flowers. Classic scrolls and overlapping petals on lid, with a bud-shaped knop. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 125 millimetres
- Diameter: 84 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Xuande mark in a double ring in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Ming Xuande 1426-1435Room 95 label text:
Blue-and-white covered jar
This blue-and-white jar is decorated with a lotus scroll around the body. There is a six-character Xuande reign mark in underglaze blue in a double ring on the base. An extraordinary number of Jiangxi men were employed within the central government during the early to mid-fifteenth century, which may have contributed to maintaining Jingdezhen, located in north-eastern Jiangxi, as the main source of court ceramics
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period, AD1426–35
On display: G95/dc18/sh2
Small covered porcelain vase of meiping form. Underglaze blue with wide band of scrolling lotus flowers. Classic scrolls and overlapping petals on lid, with a bud-shaped knop. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39540
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