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Updated: 14 April 2015
Porcelain bowl with straight rim. The bowl has a white body with a blue tinged glaze. There is an incised double lotus-petal panel on the exterior, and an 'anhua' slip lotus scroll under the glaze on the interior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 103 millimetres
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Xuande nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Xuande reign
Published PDF date : Ming Xuande 1426-1435Room 95 label text:
Bowl with lotus decoration
Outside this bowl is incised with overlapping lotus petals. Inside it is decorated with an 'anhua' (hidden) design of a lotus scroll. Lotus flowers are an emblem of purity in China. The base of this bowl has a six-character Xuande reign mark in underglaze cobalt-blue. The bowl has a white body with a blue-tinged transparent glaze
Porcelain with incised, anhua decoration, underglaze cobalt-blue mark and transparent glaze
Jingdezhen Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period, AD 1426–35
PDF Card: acquired before 1934.
Porcelain bowl with straight rim. The bowl has a white body with a blue tinged glaze. There is an incised double lotus-petal panel outside, and an 'anhua' slip lotus scroll under the glaze on the inside.
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Object reference number: RRC38750
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