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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

Lobed tea bowl of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue after a Chinese original, with flowers and foliage between double-line borders, and the interior with further foliage within concentric circles.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Porcelain, painted in underglaze blue
Brief description
Lobed tea bowl of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, second half of 18th century.
Physical description
Lobed tea bowl of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue after a Chinese original, with flowers and foliage between double-line borders, and the interior with further foliage within concentric circles.
Dimensions
  • Height: 3.5cm
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.90-2006

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Record createdApril 23, 2009
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