Longquan stoneware rectangular table screen with integral stand of lion heads and scrolls in relief. The screen has uneven grey-green glaze. On one side of the screen, there are carved fish in waves in the central panel, two children with lotus flowers in the side borders and a flower with leaves on either side at the top. On the other side, there is a panel with a phoenix and bamboo enclosed by border panels of boys with lotus and a flower and leaves.
- Made in: Longquan (area)
- (Asia,China,Zhejiang (province),Longquan Area)
- Height: 303 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Large table screen
This Longquan stoneware rectangular table screen is decorated on one side with carved fish in waves in the central panel, two children with lotus flowers in the side borders and a flower with leaves on either side at the top. On the other side, there is a panel with a phoenix and bamboo enclosed by border panels of boys with lotus and a flower and leaves.
Stoneware with incised and moulded decoration and an olive green glaze
Longquan region, Zhejiang province 浙江省, 龍泉地區
Ming dynasty, AD 1500–1600
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Object reference number: RRC38692
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