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Square porcelain bowl with steep sides and flared mouth rim. There is a phoenix, crane, clouds and a Chinese character in on-biscuit green enamel on a yellow enamel ground in a square panel on the interior, lingzhi scrolls around the interior rim, and cranes and phoenix on alternate walls among lingzhi scrolls on the exterior. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 93 millimetres
- Width: 195 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Jiajing nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign
Inscription CommentSix-character Jiajing mark in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 1522-1566Room 95 label text:
Square bowl with yellow and green decoration
This square porcelain bowl has steep sides and flared mouth rim. There is a phoenix, crane, clouds and a Chinese character in on-biscuit green enamel on a yellow enamel ground in a square panel on the interior, lingzhi (longevity fungus) scrolls around the interior rim, and cranes and phoenix on alternate walls among lingzhi (longevity fungus) scrolls on the exterior. The base has a six-character underglaze cobalt-blue Jiajing reign mark.
Porcelain with incised decoration, underglaze cobalt-blue mark and on-the-biscuit green and yellow enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD 1522–1566
Square porcelain bowl with steep sides and flared mouth rim. On-biscuit green enamel on a yellow enamel ground. Phoenix, crane, clouds and a Chinese character in a square panel on interior, lingzhi scrolls on the border. Crane and phoenix on alternate walls among lingzhi scrolls on the exterior. Mark in underglaze blue on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39056
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