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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Bowl

1723-1735 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Bowl of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels in the doucai technique with the Three Star Gods of Daoism. Inside is the Shou Xing (Shou Lao), with a deer and lingzhi fungus emblematical of longevity. On the outside are Fu Xing and Lu Xing on the shore of a sea in the midst of which is a temple.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels
Brief Description
Bowl, porcelain with the Three Star Gods of Daoism painted in underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels in doucai style, China, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)
Physical Description
Bowl of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels in the doucai technique with the Three Star Gods of Daoism. Inside is the Shou Xing (Shou Lao), with a deer and lingzhi fungus emblematical of longevity. On the outside are Fu Xing and Lu Xing on the shore of a sea in the midst of which is a temple.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.7cm
  • Diameter: 14.9cm
Styles
Marks and Inscriptions
'da qing Yongzheng nian zhi' in underglaze blue
Credit line
Given by Mrs. Julia C. Gulland
Production
from label
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
643-1907

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record createdFebruary 6, 2009
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