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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.922-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Porcelain bowl with wavy edge. Painted in underglaze blue on the outside with eleven girls, alternately playing the flute and the lute; below them are eleven petal-shaped panels, each containing a flower. On the interior bottom, a girl playing lute; border of diaper-work.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'da ming Jiajing nian zhi' in a double circle in underglaze blue
Made in the Jiajing period of the great Ming dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm, Diameter: 15.6 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (with Jiajing mark)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Girls; Floral patterns; Diaper-work; Musical instrument

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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