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Box
Ming dynasty, Wanli period 1573-1620

Medium
porcelain
Measurements
(a-b) 11.5 × 22.5 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, south-east China, China
Inscription
painted in brush and blue ink on base (in Chinese characters) c.: (mark of Wanli period)
Accession Number
3725.a-b-D3
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of H. W. Kent, 1938
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Level 1, NGV International
Description
Round, body and lid both stepped to rim, lid with slightly rounded top; lid with groups of boys playing in terraced garden, band of five clawed dragons and flaming pearls, rim band of auspicious objects and scroll clouds; body rim band of auspicious objects and scroll clouds, band of five clawed dragons and flaming pearls, foot band of scrolling vegetation.