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Porcelain bowl. Decorated with underglaze blue on an overglaze yellow enamel ground. Inside, a flower spray in a double circle in the centre, and outside a gardenia scroll. Colourless glaze on base, with mark.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 60 millimetres
- Diameter: 159 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character Xuande mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
Yellow-and-blue ‘palace’ bowl with flowers
This bowl has an apocryphal Xuande mark in a double ring on the base. This is unusual as this type of bowl was originally made in the later Chenghua era with just blue-and-white decoration.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration and yellow glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
PDF card: Acquired before 1935
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Object reference number: RRC39654
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