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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1522-1566 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, incised, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee

  • Museum number:

    C.862-1936

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 5

Physical description

Bulb-bowl with rounded sides and low straight lip. Porcelain with incised designs under a brownish-yellow glaze. On the outside two five-clawed dragons in clouds disputing a pearl, and a double ring inside.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1522-1566 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, incised, glazed

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.9 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl, porcelain with incised decoration under a yellow glaze; China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, Jiajing period (1522-66)

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Incised; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Pearls; Dragons

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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