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Bowl and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1723-1735 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Julia C. Gulland

  • Museum number:

    635&A-1907

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 14, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Bowl and lid of porcelain. Painted in underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels in doucai style with design of flowering plants and insects.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1723-1735 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'da qing Yongzheng nian zhi' in underglaze blue on base
Made in the Yongzheng period of the great Qing dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm, Diameter: 18.7 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl and lid, porcelain decorated in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels in doucai style with design of flowering plants and insects, China, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Ayers, John. Far Eastern Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Parke Bernet, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1980, Colour Plate No. 62

Production Note

from label

Materials

Porcelain; Glaze; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Insects; Bird; Flowering plant

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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