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Porcelain bowl. Underglaze blue seascape scenes with pagodas, pine trees, birds and rocks. Auspicious symbols around foot. Roundel with similar seascape with addition of fishermen inside. Mouth rim bound with copper. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 62 millimetres
- Diameter: 141 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn the base
Inscription TransliterationTaige jiaqi
Inscription TranslationPrecious vessel for the Lofty Pavilion
Published PDF date : Ming late 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Blue-and-white bowl with land and riverscape design
This bowl is painted in underglaze blue with a land and riverscape design. The base has an underglaze blue mark which reads薹閣佳器 (taige jiaqi ‘precious vessel for the Lofty Pavilion’). The rim is bound with copper.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration and copper rim
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli period, AD 1573–1620
Hobson, Rackham and King 1931 record in the Alexander Collection. PDF card: Alexander Collection
Porcelain bowl. Underglaze blue seascape scenes with pagodas, pine trees, birds and rocks. Auspicious symbols around foot. Roundel with similar seascape with addition of fishermen inside. Mouth rim bound with copper. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39568
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