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Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and everted copper-bound rim. White. There is an incised cloud collar design on the exterior, and two 'anhua' slip dragons under the glaze on the interior. The base is glazed.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 80 millimetres
Room 95 label text:
White bowl with copper rim
This white porcelain bowl has rounded sides and an everted rim. Craftsmen added an暗花 (anhua ‘secret or hidden decoration’) of raised slip, showing two five-clawed dragons chasing each other and their flaming pearls inside the cavetto. This pattern is only visible when held to the light. The base is glazed.
Porcelain with incised and anhua decoration, clear glaze and a copper-rim
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Hongwu period, AD 1368–1398
Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and everted copper-bound rim. White. There is an incised cloud collar design on the outside, and two 'anhua' slip dragons under the glaze on the inside. The base is glazed.
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Object reference number: RRC38749
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