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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.931-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Porcelain bowl painted in underglaze blue. On the outside, a terrace with four figures engaged in a game of chess and three carving a name on a tree. Inside, a dwarf pine tree on the bottom; border of plum blossoms and cracked ice.

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 Chenghua nian zhi' in a double circle, in underglaze blue
Made in the Chenghua period of the great Ming dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 cm, Diameter: 19.7 cm

Descriptive line

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

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Prunus blossoms; Pine; Figures

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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