Small porcelain bowl with lobed sides. Underglaze blue with flower spray in each lobe, both inside and outside, and a central floral roundel inside. Each lobe defined by single blue line.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 20 millimetres
- Diameter: 85 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming early 15th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Dish with flowers
Potters painted this porcelain dish with underglaze blue flowers. 朱棣Zhu Di (AD 1360–1424) and his grandson 朱瞻基Zhu Zhanji (AD 1399–1435) ruled China as the Yongle and Xuande emperors. During their reigns the imperial kilns at Jingdezhen flourished.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, about AD1403–35
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Object reference number: RRC39937
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