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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,A.443

  • Description

    Yingqing type porcelain bowl. The bowl has a white body, copper-bound mouth-rim, and blue-grey toned glaze. There are six panels of phoenixes among flower scrolls moulded on the sides, and a flowering branch in the well.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1280-1368
  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 39 millimetres
    • Diameter: 163 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Room 95 label text:

    PDF A443

    Dish with luanbai glaze


    This porcelain bowl is covered with an opaque blue-tinged glaze, except for the base. Inside is a moulded design in six panels of phoenixes among flower scrolls on the sides and flowering branch in the well. The invention of this thick egg-white glaze was important for the development of blue-and-white porcelain at Jingdezhen.


    Porcelain with moulded decoration, luanbai glaze and copper-rim
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Yuan dynasty, AD 1280–1368

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  • Location

    G95/case16/sh3

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,A.443

White porcelain Yingqing type bowl. Mouth-rim bound with copper. Covered with blue-grey toned glaze and decorated with moulded design in six panels of phoenixes among flower scrolls on the sides and flowering branch in the well.

White porcelain Yingqing type bowl. Mouth-rim bound with copper. Covered with blue-grey toned glaze and decorated with moulded design in six panels of phoenixes among flower scrolls on the sides and flowering branch in the well.

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