Porcelain octagonal bowl. There is an incised key-fret panel just below the rim, openwork trellis patterns on the sides, with characters in two rows in alternate panels.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 45 millimetres
Room 95 label text:
Octagonal cup with openwork
This porcelain cup is carefully carved to reveal an openwork design.
Porcelain with openwork design
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli period, AD 1573–1620
20 March 2009
Reason for treatment
Rebond detached fragments
Old adhesive has failed and a fragment has become detached
Old adhesive was removed from break edges under magnification. Detached fragments were located and secured in postion with tape. Fynebond (epoxy resin) was introduced by capillary action. Tapes were removed once the adhesive was fully cured. Any excess was removed with a scalpel.
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Object reference number: RRC38831
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