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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1621-1627 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain decorated with openwork and applied reliefs, painted in polychrome enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1017-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 6

Physical description

Bowl of porcelain, painted in two shades of green, yellow and manganese-purple. The sides perforated with trellis-work, except for two panels of pine-trees and two lions in relief. Borders of clouds and scrollwork.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1621-1627 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain decorated with openwork and applied reliefs, painted in polychrome enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'da ming Chenghua nian zhi' in underglaze blue
Made in the Chenghua period of the great Ming dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm, Diameter: 9.8 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl, porcelain decorated with openwork and applied reliefs, painted in polychrome enamels, China, Ming dynasty, Tianqi period (with Chenghua mark)

Production Note

Attribution date from inventory record

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Pierced; Relief; Applied work

Subjects depicted

Lions (animals); Clouds; Scroll-work; Trees, Pine; Trellises

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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