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Covered jar
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period 1662-1722

porcelain, wood, jade
(a-b) 24.3 × 21.3 cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, south-east China, China
(a) painted in brush and blue ink on base c.: (mark of Kangxi period)
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Bequest of Howard Spensley, 1939
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
(a) Squat ovoid; blue ground, two large panels of figures in landscape and boat in landscape alternating with small circular upper panels of flowers with lower panels of scholars attributes. (b) Lid: central open work of bats, blossom and 'long life' character.