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Box and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in polychrome enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1078&A-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 6 []

Physical description

Box and lid of porcelain, square, on four small feet. Painted in polychrome enamels on the biscuit in the famille verte palette. On top, a dragon pursuing a pearl among waves. On the sides, a figure in a landscape; a flower in a fan-shaped panel; peonies growing among rocks; a poem in a fan-shaped panel.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in polychrome enamels

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 cm, Width: 7 cm

Descriptive line

Box and lid, porcelain painted in polychrome enamels on the biscuit in the famille verte palette, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (with Chenghua mark)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Flower; Fan; Figures (representations); Pearl; Landscapes (representations); Dragon; Peonies; Waves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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