Ding porcelain bowl with six-lobed, copper-bound rim. The vase has white glaze. There is a moulded dragon in the centre, with six different floral sprays moulded on each interior panel. There is an inscription on the interior.
- Made in: Quyang (county)
- (Asia,China,Hebei (province),Quyang)
- Height: 70 millimetres
- Diameter: 183 millimetres
Inscription TransliterationGuo Yan
Inscription Translation[Possibly the potter's name]
Inscription CommentTwo characters 'Guo Yan' (possibly the potter's name) incorporated in the design.
Published PDF date : Ming 14th or early 15th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Six-lobed bowl with a dragon
This six-lobed bowl has a moulded dragon in the centre, with six different floral sprays moulded on each interior panel. There is an inscription which reads郭彥 (Guo Yan) inside. This is possibly a manufacturer’s name.
Stoneware with moulded decoration, transparent glaze and copper rim mount
Quyang county, Hebei province 河北省, 曲陽縣
Jin dynasty AD 1115–1234
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Object reference number: RRC38548
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