Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Bowl

about 1910-1935 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Bowl of porcelain, painted outside with five bats in red enamel, flying among clouds in yellow, white, pink, blue and green enamels.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels
Brief description
Bowl, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels, made by Zhenhua workshops, China (Nanchang), about 1910-35
Physical description
Bowl of porcelain, painted outside with five bats in red enamel, flying among clouds in yellow, white, pink, blue and green enamels.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.4cm
  • Diameter: 13.9cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
Mark in overglaze red enamel on base 'Nanchang Zhenhua chupin'
Translation
Product of the Nanchang Zhenhua (workshops)
Object history
Bought in Stockholm by Rose Kerr, Acting Keeper FED.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
FE.21-1987

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Record createdFebruary 12, 2000
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