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Porcelain bowl with high sides. There is a roundel of a galloping horse and waves in underglaze blue in the centre of the interior, a band of stylised leaves near the mouthrim on the exterior, and two Buddhist lions playing with brocade balls on a ribbon ground on the exterior. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 80 millimetres
- Diameter: 144 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn the base
Inscription TransliterationTianlu jiaqi
Inscription TranslationFine vessel of Tianlu
Published PDF date : Ming 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Blue-and-white bowl with two lions playing with brocade balls
This blue-and-white bowl is decorated with lions playing with brocade balls. On the base is an inscription 天祿佳器 (Tianlu jiaqi 'fine vessel of Tianlu').
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Tianqi period, AD 1621–1627
Porcelain bowl with high sides decorated in underglaze blue. Two Buddhist lions playing with brocade balls on a ribbon ground, with a band of stylised leaves. Roundel on inside centre of a galloping horse and waves. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39012
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