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Porcelain bowl. The bowl has a white body. There are four formal lotus flowers and scrolls in kinrande underglaze gilding around the exterior. There is a mark on the base. Pair with A464.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 58 millimetres
- Diameter: 103 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 1522-1566Room 95 label text:
White bowl with kinrande decoration
This bowl is painted in underglaze blue with a mark on the base. The bowl is decorated outside with cut out gold foil which was incised and fired at a low temperature. This decorative technique is known by the Japanese term 金襴手(kinrande 'gold brocade style’). The gold wears away from the porcelain which is why so much of the detail is missing.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and gilding
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, AD1522–1566
On display: G95/dc26/sh7
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Object reference number: RRC39363
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