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Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    12th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, incised, glazed

  • Museum number:

    C.1001-1922

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 6

Physical description

Bowl of porcelain with decoration incised under a qingbai glaze. Conical with six notches in the rim. The inside is engraved with three butterflies, surrounding a central medallion containing a yin-yang symbol.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

12th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, incised, glazed

Dimensions

Height: 6.4 cm, Diameter: 16.2 cm

Descriptive line

Qingbai ware. Bowl, porcelain with decoration incised under qingbai glaze; south China, Song dynasty

Production Note

from label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed; Incised

Subjects depicted

Butterflies; Yin-yang

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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