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: N2628

: Eastern Art

: box

: Lidded rectangular box with indented corners. Made of porcelain with underglaze blue decorations of classic Ming dragons and lingzhi fungus above rocks and waves, with the character shou "long life" in a 4-bracketed cartouche. The base bears the genuine six-character reign mark of the Jiajing emperor. One of a pair with N2627.

On Display at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Eastern Art Gallery

: The Schiller Collection

: Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China, Eastern Asia, Asia

: 1522-1566

: Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign (1522-66)

: Bequest of F P M Schiller, 1946.