Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and straight rim. There is a roundel enclosing crane among clouds in underglaze blue decoration on a red enamel ground in the centre of the interior, with four medallions, each enclosing two cranes and clouds, on the exterior. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 63 millimetres
- Diameter: 120 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Jiajing nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign
Inscription CommentSix-character Jiajing mark in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 1522-1566Room 95 label text:
Bowl with blue cranes and a red ground
This bowl is decorated with roundels of flying cranes in underglaze blue and the base carries a six-character underglaze blue Jiajing mark. This is surrounded by a red ground which may once have been gilded.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and red enamel
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, JIajing mark and period, AD 1522–1566
Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and straight rim. Underglaze blue decoration on a red enamel ground. Roundel enclosing crane among clouds on inside centre, with four medallions on exterior, each enclosing two cranes and clouds. Mark on base in underglaze blue.
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Object reference number: RRC39102
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