Bowl

1723-1735 (made)
Bowl thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Bowl of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels in the doucai technique with the Three Star Gods of Daoism. Inside is the Shou Xing (Shou Lao), with a deer and lingzhi fungus emblematical of longevity. On the outside are Fu Xing and Lu Xing on the shore of a sea in the midst of which is a temple.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels
Brief Description
Bowl, porcelain, with doucai decoration, China, Jingdezhen, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, 1723-35
Physical Description
Bowl of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels in the doucai technique with the Three Star Gods of Daoism. Inside is the Shou Xing (Shou Lao), with a deer and lingzhi fungus emblematical of longevity. On the outside are Fu Xing and Lu Xing on the shore of a sea in the midst of which is a temple.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.7cm
Styles
Marks and Inscriptions
'da qing Yongzheng nian zhi' in underglaze blue
Credit line
Given by Mrs. Julia C. Gulland
Object history
Previously on long term loan to Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, from 1962.
Collection
Accession Number
643A-1907

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record createdOctober 29, 2008
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