Porcelain bowl with deep rounded sides and straight rim. There are four Buddhist lions with ribbons in black, turquoise and yellow overglaze enamel on the interior, and men with servant boys next to a lotus pond on the exterior. Circular hole in the centre of the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 85 millimetres
- Diameter: 160 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming early 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with liner painted outside with scholars on horseback
This bowl has a liner and a hole in the base. Inside it is painted with Buddhist lions and outside with scholars on horseback accompanied by servants. Although this style of spontaneous painting is often associated with Fujian it was also used at Jingdezhen for lower quality non-imperial wares.
Porcelain with overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, about AD1500–1550
Medley 1978 records: From the Stephen W. Winkworth Collection (S. D. Winkworth JM). PDF card: Acquired Sotheby sale, April 1933, Lot 335 via Bluett £110. Previous owner: Stephen D. Winkworth. Purchased by Sir Percival David from Bluett & Sons on 27 th April 1933. Listed in Bluett & Sons Sales Day Book (SDB) vol. 14, p.206, Lot 340. £43. Purchased by Bluett's at Sotheby's, 25th-26th April 1933, Stephen D. Winkworth Collection Sale.
Porcelain bowl with deep rounded sides and straight rim. Black, turquoise and yellow overglaze enamels. Four Buddhist lions with ribbons on interior, men with servant boys next to a lotus pond on exterior. Circular hole in the centre of the base.
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Object reference number: RRC39081
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