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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Porcelain bowl with flared lobed sides. The bowl has a white body and blue-toned glaze. There is a mark on the base.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1506-1521
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 52 millimetres
    • Diameter: 199 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Comment

        Zhengde mark in double ring
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Ming Zhengde 1506-1521Room 95 label text:

    PDF A436

    Bowl with flared lobed sides

    The form of this dish with lobed, flared sides is archaistic being modelled on an early fifteenth century porcelain form. The base carries an underglaze cobalt-blue reign mark belonging to the Zhengde emperor.

    Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark and transparent glaze
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Ming dynasty, Zhengde mark and period, 1506-1521


  • Location

    On display: G95/dc40/sh3

  • Acquisition name

  • Department


  • Registration number


White porcelain bowl with flared lobed sides. Covered with blue-toned glaze. Mark on base.

White porcelain bowl with flared lobed sides. Covered with blue-toned glaze. Mark on base.

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