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Covered box

Photo: Paul Macapia

Covered box

1736-95

Porcelain wares imitating ancient bronze vessels were popular during the Qianlong period and often had gilded surface patterns. The interior of this box is gilded all over, creating the look of unoxidized bronze, which was golden in color.
Jingdezhen ware (porcelain with turquoise glaze imitating ancient bronze)
3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm), height
6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm), diameter
3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm), height
Estate of E. K. Bishop & Lillian Bishop
73.5
Photo: Paul Macapia
location
Not currently on view

Resources

Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Porcelain Stories: From China to Europe", February 17, 2000-May 7, 2000 (2/17/2000 - 5/7/2000)
Published ReferencesEmerson Julie, Jennifer Chen, & Mimi Gardner Gates, "Porcelain Stories, From China to Europe", Seattle Art Museum, 2000, pg. 245