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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1736-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Dorothy Bushell

  • Museum number:

    FE.121-1975

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Bowl with rounded sides and everted lip; small foot. Painted round the outside is a lotus scroll above a border of lotus panels and in a medallion inside on the bottom an inscription in Arabic: 'Bismillah al Rahman al Rahimm' (In the name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate).

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1736-1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

Marks and inscriptions

Arabic inscription: 'Bismillah al Rahman al Rahimm'
In the name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate

Mark: 'Qianlong nian zhi' in underglaze blue on the base
Made in the Qianlong period

Dimensions

Diameter: 10.2 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, with Arabic inscription; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Lotus flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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