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Box and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and red

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Julia C. Gulland

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Seal vermilion box and lid, of porcelain decorated in underglaze copper red and cobalt blue, with a dragon pursuing a sacred pearl among clouds, round the foot is a border of waves.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)


19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and red

Marks and inscriptions

'da qing Yongzheng nian zhi' in underglaze blue seal characters on base
Made in the Yongzheng period of the great Qing dynasty


Height: 5.4 cm, Diameter: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Seal vermilion box and lid, porcelain painted in underglaze blue and red with a dragon, China, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark

Production Note

from label


Porcelain; Glaze; Copper oxide; Cobalt oxide


Glazed; Painted; Blue and white and red

Subjects depicted

Clouds; Dragon; Wave pattern; Pearl


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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