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Bowl

Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Vienna (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1725-1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Du Paquier porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs M. Gross

  • Museum number:

    C.76-1949

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case Q, shelf 4

Physical description

Bowl of hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and enamels and gilded. Shallow with an openwork border composed of intersecting circles and a low foot ring. Decorated with a spray of peony half encircling the inside and with a phoenix perched on it. A second phoenix hovers in the air. On the back is a continuous border of scrolling stems with leaves.

Place of Origin

Vienna (made)

Date

ca. 1725-1730 (made)

Artist/maker

Du Paquier porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'MAN-NEN. TAI MEI'
Ten thousand years great Ming
In pseudo-Oriental characters in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 7.6 cm, Diameter: 24.1 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl of hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and enamels and gilded, probably Du Paquier porcelain factory, Vienna, ca. 1725-1730.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Openwork; Circles; Scrolls; Phoenix; Leaves; Peony

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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