Porcelain bowl. The bowl has a white body and blue-toned glaze. There is a dragon in 'anhua' slip on the interior. There is a firing crack and a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 41 millimetres
- Diameter: 98 millimetres
Inscription CommentChenghua mark
Room 95 label text:
Bowl with hidden decoration
This bowl is decorated inside with a slip anhua (hidden decoration) design of dragons. The base has an apocryphal six-character underglaze blue reign mark of the Chenghua period (AD 1465–87).
Porcelain with anhua decoration, underglaze cobalt-blue mark and transparent glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Republican period, AD 1911–1949
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Object reference number: RRC39344
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