Large Qingbai moulded & glazed box, Song- Qing Dynasty
Large Chinese porcelain Qingbai type box, the lid well moulded with a flowering Peony Rose plant, the sides with ribs moulded to both pieces.
Song Dynasty, or as late as Qing
small chip to lid, small chip/crack to base
Note: while traditionally catalogued as ‘Song’, examples with the ribs & similar peony moulding were recovered from the Vung Tau shipwreck (c.1690) – and even the Tek Sing (1822!)