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Bowl

Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)
    London (decorated)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (made)
    ca. 1752-60 (decorated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Giles, James (painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in coloured enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Donald MacAlister

  • Museum number:

    C.35-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 7

Physical description

Bowl with convex sides; painted on the outside with a bunch of flowers with scattered single flowers and insects. Inside is a bunch of flowers.

Place of Origin

China (made)
London (decorated)

Date

mid 18th century (made)
ca. 1752-60 (decorated)

Artist/maker

Giles, James (painter)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in coloured enamel

Marks and inscriptions

Indecipherable mark in red on base

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.97 cm

Descriptive line

Bowl, porcelain with a bunch of flowers and single scattered flowers and insects, Chinese, mid 18th century; overdecorated in London, possibly in the workshop of James Giles, ca. 1752-60

Production Note

Overdecorated in London, possibly in the workshop of James Giles.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Insects

Categories

Porcelain; Household objects; Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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