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  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)
    France (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)
    1715-1723 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in polychrome overglaze enamels with silver mounts

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Porcelain box, painted in polychrome enamels of the famille verte palette with objects of the scholar's table. On the cover, four symbols and a band of ruyibands. With silver mounts chased with scrolls of the Regence period.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)
France (made)


1662-1722 (made)
1715-1723 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in polychrome overglaze enamels with silver mounts


Height: 13 cm, Diameter: 8.5 cm

Descriptive line

Porcelain box painted in polychrome overglaze enamels, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), with silver French mounts (1715-23)

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Kerr, Rose and Luisa E. Mengoni Chinese Export Ceramics London: V&A Publishing, 2011, p.85, pl.117


Porcelain; Silver


Painted; Chased

Subjects depicted

Bronzes; Ruyi; Scrolls; Symbols; Lozenges


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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