lidded seal paste box

Rectangular blue and white porcelain lidded box containing cinnabar seal paste, decorated with underglaze cobalt pigment with bat, musical stone and foliage scrolls bordered by key-fret pattern on top of the lid, floral scrolls on all sides of both lid and box.

Collected by Rev. R.T. Davidson.

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