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Circular thrown box with domed cover in under-glaze blue, landscape on box sides, cover with two figures in rocky landscape, two other figures are inset in window in clouds above. Mark: four Ming dynasty (1465-1487) Chinese characters.

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson

Chinese export, early 18th century

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1982.112a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain