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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    China (south, made)

  • Date:

    1700-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, painted, incised, glazed

  • Museum number:

    C.20-1948

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 3

Physical description

Bowl of porcellaneous stoneware, with a finely crackled colourless glaze over a white slip. Almost straight sides curving in to a high hollow foot; slightly everted rim. Decoration consists of two parallel light brown lines running round the inside of the lip, and on the outside of two similar lines and of two fishes separated by sprays of leaves, rendered in brown pigment.

Place of Origin

China (south, made)

Date

1700-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, painted, incised, glazed

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm, Diameter: 26 cm

Object history note

Bought from the C. L. Rutherston Collection (No. 58 in the Catalogue of Rutherston Collection of Old Chinese Works of Art, Bluett & Sons, 1948).

Descriptive line

Cizhou-type ware. Bowl, stoneware with painted and incised decoration on a cream ground; China, Qing dynasty

Production Note

from label

Materials

Stoneware; Slip; Glaze

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Incised

Subjects depicted

Foliation (pattern); Fish

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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