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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.574

  • Description

    Porcelain bowl with rounded sides. The bowl has a white body with celadon-type glaze. There is a double ring enclosing a double square containing a four character mark on the interior. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base, which is recessed.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1567-1572
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 41 millimetres
    • Diameter: 95 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        reign mark
      • Inscription Position

        inside
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        隆慶年製
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Longqing nian zhi
      • Inscription Translation

        Made in the Longqing reign
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Ming Longqing 1567-1572Room 95 label text:

    PDF 574

    Porcelain dish with celadon glaze


    Longqing (AD1567–72) ceramics are particularly rare as the emperor only reigned for six years. Stylistically they relate closely to Jiajing and Wanli imperial wares. This small dish is decorated with a celadon glaze outside and with a four character Longqing reign mark which reads 隆慶年製 inside. The base carries a further mark.


    Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration and celadon type glaze
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Ming dynasty, Longqing mark and period, AD 1567–1572

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  • Bibliography

    • Scott & Kerr 1994 p.17, no.7 bibliographic details
    • Medley 1973 p.24, no.574 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989 p.24, no.574 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case20/sh3

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.574

Porcelain bowl with rounded sides. Celadon type glaze on a white porcelain body. White inside with a double ring enclosing a double square containing a four character mark. Mark in underglaze blue on recessed base.

Porcelain bowl with rounded sides. Celadon type glaze on a white porcelain body. White inside with a double ring enclosing a double square containing a four character mark. Mark in underglaze blue on recessed base.

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