Shallow porcelain bowl. Underglaze blue with two groups of tree branches around sides and inside with rocky landscape scene with horse and rider in the centre in double circle. Narrow band of leafy branches around rim. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 50 millimetres
- Diameter: 161 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn base
Inscription TransliterationQishi baoding zhizhen
Inscription Translationrare stone precious as a treasured ding (tripod)
Published PDF date : Qing Kangxi 1662-1722Room 95 label text:
Blue-and-white dish with a man on horseback
This dish is painted in underglaze blue with a man riding a horse over a bridge in a dramatic, rocky landscape. On the base is a six-character inscription in underglaze blue which reads奇石寳鼎之珍 (Qishi baoding zhizhen ‘rare stone precious as a treasured ding (tripod)’) in a double circle.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1680
Shallow porcelain bowl. Underglaze blue with two groups of tree branches around sides and inside with rocky landscape scene with horse and rider in the centre in double circle. Narrow band of leafy branches around rim. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC40020
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