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Jar, Lid, F69.366

Physical Description

White jar, with light blue underglaze. Decoration around top shows fish, containers, flowers, shells and textiles. Triangular pattern on shoulder. Sides have landscape diagrams that show a prestigious man, in a garden surrounded by other people, one with a kite. The other side has man outside, surrounded by children, birds and fish. Opposite panels show cherry blossoms and lotus flowers. Small circular holes on the two latter described panels. Carved wooden lid. Domed shape, circular top, scroll patterns around the sides. Small blue flower on base.

Research Notes

—Professor Kelun Chen
Jar, underglaze blue —Professor Kelun Chen
porcelain
underglaze blue
Not from China

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Jar): 188 x 183 x 182mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Lid): 50 x 154 x 154mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 223 x 182 x 182mm

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