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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.602-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 5

Physical description

Porcelain bowl painted in underglaze blue. On the outside with three of the Four Liberal Accomplishments, divided by willow, paulownia and plantain trees; below are sixteen panels, moulded in lotus petal form and each containing a lotus flower, alternately naturalistic and stylised. Inside, on the bottom, three boys at play; round the foliate rim with diaper border.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'da qing Kangxi nian zhi' in a double circle in underglaze blue
Made in the Kangxi period of the great Qing dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm, Diameter: 20.6 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Banana (plant); Figures; Lotus; Boys; Willow

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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