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Box and lid

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lieutenant-Colonel Kenneth Dingwall DSO

  • Museum number:

    C.54&A-1944

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Box and lid of porcelain, burnt red where exposed. The box and lid are of globular form. Painted in violet-toned underglaze blue with a rough peach-spray on the top and on the sides with formal flowers and lotus scrolls.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

late 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

Dimensions

Height: 7.6 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Box and lid, porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue; China, Ming dynasty, late 16th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Peaches; Lotus flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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