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Porcelain bowl with rounded sides, everted rim and high, slightly flaring foot. There are chrysanthemum and lotus scrolls in underglaze cobalt blue on the exterior, and a single chrysanthemum spray in a double ring on the interior. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 61 millimetres
- Diameter: 108 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Chenghua nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Chenghua reign
Published PDF date : Ming 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with lotus scrolls
Production at Jingdezhen expanded dramatically over the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries when this small bowl was made. It is painted in underglaze blue with a chrysanthemum in the centre inside and with lotus scroll outside. The bowl has an apocryphal Chenghua six-character mark on the base.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, about AD 1600–1644
Porcelain bowl with rounded sides, everted rim and high, slightly flaring foot. Decorated in underglaze cobalt blue. Chrysanthemum and lotus scrolls on the outside, and a single chrysanthemum spray in a double ring inside. Mark on base.
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Object reference number: RRC38980
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