- Previous 0/1630
Porcelain bowl with rounded sides flaring at rim. Covered outside with pale blue-green celadon type glaze. Two horizontal ribs around middle of body. White glaze inside and on base, with inscription. Pair with B571.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 76 millimetres
- Diameter: 171 millimetres
Inscription CommentYongzheng mark and period
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
Bowl with celadon glaze
The Yongzheng emperor is known for his fascination with antiques. He had a fabulous collection of Chinese bronzes, jades, ceramics, painting and calligraphies and decorative art objects. These bowls combine a contemporary 18th century form with the glaze of Song dynasty celadons, recreated on a porcelain body. This combination of an interest in the antique and a desire to experiment and create something new is a fundamental part of Chinese culture. The base carries an underglaze cobalt blue Yongzheng reign mark.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, moulded decoration and celadon-type glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD 1723–1735
PDF card: 1952. Elphinstone Gift
Porcelain bowl with rounded sides flaring at rim. Covered outside with pale blue-green celadon type glaze. Two horizontal ribs around middle of body. White glaze inside and on base, with inscription. Pair with B570.
Copyright SOAS All rights reserved
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: RRC39841
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.