Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and small foot-rim. The bowl has a fine thin white body. There is a blossoming gnarled prunus tree, with 'lingzhi' growing from the base, and a group of twenty magpies in iron-red, dark brown, black and 'famille rose' palette enamel on the exterior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 59 millimetres
- Diameter: 11 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue.
Published PDF date : Qing Qianlong 1736-1795Room 95 label text:
Bowl with magpies
This bowl has an underglaze blue Qianlong mark on the base. However the style of painting suggests that this bowl may be a late Qing dynasty or even Republican copy.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark and fencai enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty or Republican period, about AD 1800–1949
Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and small foot-rim. Fine thin white porcelain in 'famille rose' enamels, iron-red, dark brown and black with a scene in which the 'lingzhi' is shown growing from the base of a blossoming gnarled prunus tree, and a group of twenty magpies.
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Object reference number: RRC39217
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