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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.411

  • Description

    White porcelain model of a bell, hollow on the interior, surmounted with a handle in the form of two dragon heads chasing a flaming pearl. There is a double cloud collar incised on the exterior, above a mark.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 18thC-19thC
  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 118 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Kaishu
      • Inscription Position

        around outside
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : MingRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 411

    Model of a bell


    This porcelain model of a bell is hollow inside and has a handle in the form of two dragon heads chasing a flaming pearl. The incised characters around the outside read


    Underfired porcelain with incised and moulded decoration and a transparent glaze
    Zhangzhou ware 漳州窯
    Zhangzhou, Fujian province 福建省, 漳州
    Qing dynasty, AD 1800–1900

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1975 Monochrome pl. 197 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G95/dc11/sh4

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.411

White porcelain model of a bell, hollow on the inside, surmounted with a handle in the form of two dragon heads chasing a flaming pearl. There is a double cloud collar incised on the exterior, above a mark.

White porcelain model of a bell, hollow on the inside, surmounted with a handle in the form of two dragon heads chasing a flaming pearl. There is a double cloud collar incised on the exterior, above a mark.

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