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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1622-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, incised, enamelled

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr W. G. Gulland

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.328-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 4

Physical description

Bowl of porcelain, incised with two five-clawed dragons pursuing pearls among clouds. Over this design are flowers in blue, purple and yellow enamels, with foliage in green enamel. The ground is of greenish-white wash with a slightly iridescent effect when held in certain lights.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1622-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, incised, enamelled

Marks and inscriptions

'da qing Kangxi nian zhi' in a double circle, in underglaze blue
Made in the Kangxi period of the great Qing dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 7 cm, Diameter: 18.9 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl, porcelain with incised and enamelled decoration; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Enamelled; Incised

Subjects depicted

Pearls; Flowers; Dragons

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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