Shufu porcelain bowl. The bowl has a white body and blue-toned glaze. There is a floral scroll incised on the interior. There is a mark in the centre of the interior. The base is unglazed.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 49 millimetres
- Diameter: 123 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn interior
Inscription TranslationPrivy Council
Inscription CommentInscribed on the interior 'shufu' (Privy Council)
Published PDF date : Yuan 14th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with luanbai glaze
This porcelain bowl is covered with an opaque blue-tinged glaze, except for the base. Inside is a moulded design of floral scrolls. In the well is a mark which reads 樞府 (shufu ‘Privy Council’). The invention of this thick egg-white glaze was important for the development of blue-and-white porcelain at Jingdezhen.
Porcelain with moulded and incised decoration and luanbai glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Yuan dynasty, AD 1280–1368
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Object reference number: RRC39352
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