Porcelain mustard pot with underglaze blue decoration. It has a flat circular cover and a notch cut out for a spoon to rest at the rim. The base in unglazed. It is painted in "transtional" style with fan-shaped panels framing waterscapes with pavilions, landscapes or bamboo. The cover is decorated with insects and flowering plants.

An00262109 001 l


Acquired From
Christie's to The British Museum


Found In
South China Sea
Made In


Acquired In
1643, circa
Ming dynasty, ["Chongzhen", "period"]

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