Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and straight rim, on a slightly tapering footrim. There are four medallions with beaded jewel strings, tassels and flower heads between in overglaze red, green and yellow enamel and gilding on the exterior. There is an inscription and a cartouche in underglaze blue on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 63 millimetres
- Diameter: 117 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn the base
Inscription TransliterationFugui jiaqi
Inscription TranslationFine vessel for the rich and honorable
Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 1522-1566Room 95 label text:
Bowl with medallions and tassles
This bowl has an underglaze blue mark on the base which reads富貴佳器 (fugui jia qi ‘fine vessel for riches and honour’). The bowl was once gilded in the roundels and now only traces remain.
Porcelain with underglaze blue mark, overglaze red, green and yellow enamels, with gilding
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, about, AD 1522–1566
Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and straight rim, on a slightly tapering footrim. Overglaze red, green and yellow enamels, with gilding; undecorated interior. Four medallions with beaded jewel strings, tassels and flower heads in between. Inscription and cartouche on base in underglaze blue.
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Object reference number: RRC39094
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