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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in cobalt blue and coloured enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs Marie Adeline Dumergue

  • Museum number:

    C.90-1912

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 3

Physical description

Bowl of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels and gilt in Imari style. On the outside is a repeating design of flowering trees, pagodas, mountains and clouds, interrupted by shaped panels enclosing floral ornament. Round the interior is a narrow border composed of the same motives, while in the bottom in a circular medallion is a pavilion and a pomegranate tree growing from a large vase.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1700-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in cobalt blue and coloured enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

A fungus, in blue

Dimensions

Height: 10.8 cm, Diameter: 22.9 cm

Descriptive line

Chinese Imari. Bowl, porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels and gilt, China, Qing dynasty, 1700-1750

Production Note

from label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Pagodas (buildings); Mountains; Pavilions (garden structures); Tree (pomegranate); Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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