Bowl

12th century (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 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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain, incised, glazed
Brief Description
Qingbai ware. Bowl, porcelain with decoration incised under qingbai glaze; south China, Song dynasty
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.4cm
  • Diameter: 16.2cm
Styles
Production
from label
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.1001-1922

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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