Porcelain bowl. The bowl has a white body and blue-toned glaze. There is a wave pattern in slip below the interior rim, six flower scroll beneath, key-fret pattern incised around the exterior rim, and petal panel beneath.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 102 millimetres
- Diameter: 209 millimetres
- Diameter: 74 millimetres (base)
Published PDF date : Ming early 15th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with incised design
Some of the finest white porcelains were made during the Yongle emperor’s reign. White is the colour of mourning in China and the emperor ordered many porcelains from Jingdezhen to use in ceremonies to mourn his dead parents and to strengthen his claim to the throne.
Porcelain with slipped and incised decoration and transparent glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD 1403–1424
White porcelain bowl. Slip decorated inside with wave pattern below rim and six flower scroll beneath. Incised key-fret pattern around outside rim with petal panel underneath. Covered with blue-toned glaze.
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Object reference number: RRC39312
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