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Box and cover

Box and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1279-1368 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Aubrey Le Blond

  • Museum number:

    C.491&A-1918

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Box and cover of porcelain, with bluish white (qingbai) glaze. Octagonal, with flat cover bevelled at the edge, glazed inside and outside except under the base, on which is an inscription moulded in relief: Chen Shi-yi, perhaps the name of the maker.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1279-1368 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, glazed

Marks and inscriptions

Chen Shi-yi
Inscribed in relief on base, perhaps the name of the maker

Dimensions

Height: 4.4 cm, Diameter: 6.4 cm

Object history note

Acquired in Korea.

Descriptive line

Qingbai ware. Box and cover, porcelain with bluish white glaze, south China, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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