Porcelain bowl of slightly depressed globular form with inturned rim. The bowl has blue glaze on the exterior, and bluish-white glaze on the interior. There is an inscription in underglaze blue on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 88 millimetres
- Diameter: 175 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn the base
Inscription TransliterationWu Yingwen qu wuge
Inscription TranslationThis was one of five bowls donated by Wu Yingwen
Published PDF date : Ming 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with monochrome blue glaze
The base is marked in underglaze cobalt blue 吳應文取五個 (Wu Yingwen qu wuge ‘This was one of five bowls donated by Wu Yingwen). Outside it is decorated with a high-fired cobalt-pigmented monochrome blue glaze.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, transparent and blue glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, about AD 1500–1600
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Object reference number: RRC38914
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