Bowl

1522-1566 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Bowl of porcelain with incised decoration filled with green glaze in a yellow ground; the stems of the pine, bamboo and plum trees take the form of the characters lu (rank), fu (happiness) and shou (longevity).


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain, incised, glazed
Brief Description
Bowl, porcelain with incised decoration filled with green glaze in a yellow ground; China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522-66)
Physical Description
Bowl of porcelain with incised decoration filled with green glaze in a yellow ground; the stems of the pine, bamboo and plum trees take the form of the characters lu (rank), fu (happiness) and shou (longevity).
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.6cm
  • Diameter: 17.5cm
Styles
Marks and Inscriptions
Mark of Jiajing reign
Credit line
Purchased with Art Fund support, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee
Production
register
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.91-1935

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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