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Title

Covered box with floral decoration and striations


Artist

Dehua ware

China


About

Such white-glazed boxes with striations were produced in both Vietnam and more commonly in China’s Dehua kilns for the export market. Chinese examples were made as early as the 13th century, but a number of 17th century examples were found in Indonesia (where these pieces were collected).

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, February 2011.


Details


Place where the work was made

Dehua Fujian Province China


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

porcelain with carved decoration and a white glaze


Dimensions

3.5 cm :

a - base, 2 x 7.5 cm

b - lid, 1.5 x 7.5 cm


Credit

Gift of Max and Cynthia Loveday 2011


Location

Not on display


Accession number

140.2011.a-b


Artist information

Dehua ware

Works in the collection

9