Shufu porcelain bowl. The bowl has a white body and blue-toned glaze. There is a lotus scroll moulded on the interior, and a flower medallion in the centre of the interior. There is a mark on the interior wall.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 95 millimetres
- Diameter: 210 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn interior
Inscription TranslationPrivy Council
Inscription CommentInscribed on the interior 'shufu' (Privy Council)
Room 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 lotus 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
White Shufu porcelain bowl. Covered with blue-toned glaze. Inside decorated with moulded decoration of lotus scroll round the sides and flower medallion in the well. Mark on inside wall.
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Object reference number: RRC39349
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