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Title

Covered box with floral decoration and striations

Artist

Dehua ware

China

Alternate image of Covered box with floral decoration and striations by Dehua ware
Alternate image of Covered box with floral decoration and striations by Dehua ware
  • 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
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Dehua ware

    Works in the collection

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  • 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.

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