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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1825- ca.1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Andrew Bruman, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    817-1907

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 5

Physical description

Porcelain bowl painted in underglaze blue, on the outside with various emblems of longevity: a fish-dragon rising from waves and emitting from its mouth a cloud in which is a temple, a carp, two cranes carrying in their bills a branch of peaches and a fungus respectively, and three bats. Round the interior rim is a border of diaper-pattern.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

ca. 1825- ca.1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 9.8 cm, Diameter: 21.6 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl, porcelain painted in underglaze blue with lucky motifs, China, Qing dynasty, ca. 1825-1850.

Production Note

Label, 1988

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Cranes; Magic fungus; Diaper-work; Dragons; Peach; Temple; Carp

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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