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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1522-1566 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in coloured enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Percival David, Bt

  • Museum number:

    C.210-1916

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Square bowl of porcelain, painted in overglaze enamels. Inside is a red and yellow foliated border and on the bottom a square medallion containing a dragon rampant among cloud scrolls. Outside, each face of the bowl contains a dragon rampant among cloud scrolls.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1522-1566 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in coloured enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'da ming Jiajing nian zhi'
Made in the Jiajing period of the great Ming dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 7 cm, Length: 12.7 cm, Width: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Square bowl, porcelain painted in coloured enamels, China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Production Note

from label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Cloud scrolls; Dragons; Foliation (pattern)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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