Porcelain bowl. Underglaze blue with wide band of scrolling Buddhist emblems and leaves above a band of overlapping ruyi heads just above foot. Central roundel inside with stylised flower and leaves.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 67 millimetres
- Diameter: 151 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming Hongzhi 1488-1505Room 95 label text:
Blue-and white bowl with Buddhist emblems
Potters painted this 民窯 (minyao ‘popular kiln’) porcelain bowl with a wide band of scrolling Buddhist emblems and leaves. The organisation of production at Jingdezhen changed radically in the sixteenth century. Potters produced a wider variety of forms and designs and in larger numbers than at any previous period in Jingdezhen’s history.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Hongzhi period, AD 1488–1505
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Object reference number: RRC40024
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