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image of Covered Box for Seal Paste Chinese Qing Dynasty (artist)
Covered Box for Seal Paste, Kangxi period, 1662/1722
porcelain with peachbloom glaze
overall: 3.5 x 7.2 cm (1 3/8 x 2 13/16 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.506
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From the Tour: Chinese Porcelains
Object 7 of 24

Conservation Notes

The pinholes created by breaking bubbles are very fine, giving the glaze a texture like that of citrus skin. This example has no vermilion seal paste residue on the biscuit.

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