Porcelain bowl. Decorated in overglaze green, yellow, aubergine and black enamels. Inside, two groups of rocks and grasses in a double red ring in the centre and outside are tree-shrews among grapevines. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 37 millimetres
- Diameter: 111 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Jiajing Mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Dish with tree-shrews among grape vines
This dish is painted around the outside with bunches of grapes on vines and with tree-shrews. The base carries a six-character apocryphal Jiajing reign mark in underglaze blue.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark and overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1662–1722
On display: G95/dc29/sh6
Porcelain bowl. Decorated in overglaze green, yellow, aubergine and black enamels. Inside, two groups of rocks and grasses in a double red ring in the centre and outside are squirrels among grapevines. Mark on base.
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