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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Tea Bowl

second half of 18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Tea bowl of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue after a Chinese original, and with a continuous scrolling foliage above a stylised stiff-leaf border to the exterior, and a single flower within a concentric border in the interior.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Porcelain painted in underglaze blue
Brief description
Tea bowl of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue after a Chinese original, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, second half of 18th century.
Physical description
Tea bowl of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue after a Chinese original, and with a continuous scrolling foliage above a stylised stiff-leaf border to the exterior, and a single flower within a concentric border in the interior.
Dimensions
  • Height: 4.3cm
Marks and inscriptions
Pseudo-Chinese six-character reign mark (In underglaze blue)
Credit line
From the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection. Accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the V&A, 2006
Object history
Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.88-2006

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Record createdApril 23, 2009
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