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Porcelain bowl with rounded sides. Covered with coffee brown enamel. Design of birds in prunus trees reserved in white around the exterior, with blue, brown and white rosette in inside centre. Colourless glaze on base, with mark.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 41 millimetres
- Diameter: 120 millimetres
Inscription CommentFour-character Xuande mark in a double ring in blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Bowl with coffee glaze
This bowl is covered with a coffee-coloured glaze. There is a design of birds in prunus trees reserved in white around the outside, with blue, brown and white rosette inside in the centre. The base of this bowl carries an apocryphal Xuande reign mark in underglaze blue.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, coffee-coloured glaze and overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, about AD 1522–1620
Porcelain bowl with rounded sides. Covered with coffee brown enamel. Design of birds in prunus trees reserved in white around the outside, with blue, brown and white rosette in inside centre. Colourless glaze on base, with mark.
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Object reference number: RRC39621
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