Chinese 19th Century Blue & White Porcelain Box with Inscription
This blue & white porcelain box was made during the late 19th century. It is heavily-potted and glazed, both inside and out, the outer surface covered in a geometric/floral pattern in underglaze blue. Inside the box and the cover are characters etched into the glaze; we have not had these translated although we believe they are words of memorial. An almost identical example is shown the Southeast Asian Ceramic Society book "Chinese Blue & White Ceramics" by S.T. Yeo & Jean Martin, where they described it as an ink box. There is some fritting / minor chips to the edges but there is no repair or restoration. Length 9.25 cm (3.5 inches).
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