Porcelain bowl with flaring sides. Underglaze blue with birds perched in fruiting tree on one side and flowering tree on the other. Emblem inside formed from four cloud-collars containing pseudo-Tibetan characters. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 47 millimetres
- Diameter: 96 millimetres
Inscription CommentSix-character archaistic Chenghua mark in a double square in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
Bowl with Sanskrit characters
This bowl is painted outside with birds perching on flowering and fruiting branches and with Tibetan-Sanskrit characters inside. The base has an apocryphal six-character underglaze blue Chenghua reign mark.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
Porcelain bowl with flaring sides. Underglaze blue with birds perched in fruiting tree on one side and flowering tree on the other. Emblem inside formed from four cloud-collars containing pseudo-Tibetan characters. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39605