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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.914-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Bowl of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue on the outside with the birds of the air flying to pay homage to the phoenix. Inside, on the bottom, the three-legged toad. Border of floral sprays.

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: 9.5 cm, Diameter: 19.4 cm

Descriptive line

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

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Toad (amphibian); Phoenix; Birds

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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