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Dehua ware

(China  – )

Covered box with floral decoration and striations

Location
Not on display
Further information

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.

Place of origin
Dehua, Fujian Province, China
Media
Ceramic
Medium
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
Accession number
140.2011.a-b