Porcelain bowl with straight brown glazed rim. The bowl has blue-toned glaze. There is a moulded decoration of seal character in medallions against a field of trellis on the interior of the bowl, with a key-fret border above, and a panel of lines below.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 55 millimetres
Inscription PositionIn the medallions
Inscription TransliterationYu tang jia qi
Inscription TranslationPrecious vessel for the Jade Hall
Inscription CommentThe characters in the medallions read 'Yu tang jia qi' (precious vessel for the Jade Hall)
Room 95 label text:
Bowl with brown dressed rim
Simple bowls of this type were made for the domestic market in China but were also sold to customers abroad. Precise dating may be problematic as their forms and decoration were a commercial success and potters continued to produce them over a long period. This one has a brown dressed rim which is evocative of the metal bound ceramics of earlier periods.
Porcelain with transparent glaze and iron-brown rim
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1722
Porcelain bowl with straight brown glazed rim. The bowl has blue-toned glaze. There is a moulded decoration of seal character in medallions against a field of trellis inside the bowl, with a key-fret border above, and a panel of lines below.
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Object reference number: RRC38817
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