Chinese collection

Item LL 6266

Accession no: LL 6266
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Jar
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille rose style
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Guangxu (1875-1908 AD)
Measurements: H. 7.8 cm, DB. 9.5 cm

Description: Jar, with overglaze polychrome decoration, is inscribed dayazhai ('hall of great elegance') juxtaposed with the seal mark tiandi yijiachun ('springtime in the entire universe'), which together refer to a group buildings of the Yuanming Yuan Palace designed for the Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908). On the base, yongqing-changchun mark ('eternal prosperity and enduring spring').