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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,A.805

  • Description

    Porcelain bowl decorated in opaque pink, blue, green, white and yellow enamels against a ground of deep rose. Design of continuous peony scroll around the exterior, with interior undecorated and white.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1723-1735
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 54 millimetres
    • Diameter: 113 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Comment

        Four-character Yongzheng mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:

    PDF A805

    Bowl with peonies in falangcai-style


    The falangcai-style designs are exquisitely painted and formally arranged on a porcelain body of very pure paste and fine construction. The style is really a Kangxi court pattern. However, instead of the blue enamel reign mark used on porcelains completed at the Palace workshops, this bowl has an underglaze blue mark. Also instead of the expected Kangxi mark it has a four-character Yongzheng reign mark.


    Porcelain with transparent glaze and overglaze enamels
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, 江西省, 景德鎮 製
    Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD 1723–1735

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  • Bibliography

    • Lady David 1973 p.30, no.A805 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1991 p.46, no.A805 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case33/sh6

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    PDF card: Elphinstone Collection.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,A.805

Porcelain bowl decorated in opaque pink, blue, green, white and yellow enamels against a ground of deep rose. Design of continuous peony scroll around the outside, with interior undecorated and white.

Porcelain bowl decorated in opaque pink, blue, green, white and yellow enamels against a ground of deep rose. Design of continuous peony scroll around the outside, with interior undecorated and white.

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