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Porcelain bowl with flared rim. The bowl has a white body covered with a faint blue-tinged glaze, which is especially noticeable on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 91 millimetres
- Diameter: 202 millimetres
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Hongzhi nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Hongzhi reign
Inscription CommentSix-character Hongzhi mark in double circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Ming Hongzhi 1488-1505Room 95 label text:
Bowl with transparent glaze
This finely potted bowl carries a six-character underglaze blue reign mark of the Hongzhi emperor on the base within a double ring. White court porcelain made in the Hongzhi reign has a blue tinged glaze. The Hongzhi emperor (AD 1488–1505) was quite conservative in his commissions for Jingdezhen.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark and transparent glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Hongzhi mark and period, AD 1488–1505
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Object reference number: RRC38842
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