Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and flaring mouth rim. There are scrolling lotus in underglaze cobalt blue on exterior and interior, peony scrolls around the cavetto, and a peony flower roundel in the centre of the interior. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 68 millimetres
- Diameter: 142 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa MIng Xuande nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Xuande reign
Published PDF date : Ming late 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Blue-and-white bowl with flowers
This bowl is a late sixteenth century copy of an early fifteenth century bowl. It is painted with traditional Chinese flowers – lotus and peony flowers. The base carries an apocryphal six-character underglaze blue Xuande reign mark.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli period, AD 1573–1620
Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and flaring mouth rim, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue. Scrolling lotus on exterior and interior, with peony scrolls around the cavetto. Peony flower roundel. Mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39023
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