Deep porcelain bowl. Underglaze blue with primary scene of the Hundred Boys, featuring 20 boys variously playing. Band of ruyi-shaped clouds just below the rim, and squared spirals around the foot.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 122 millimetres
- Diameter: 224 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming ChenghuaRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with boys playing
Chinese people regard genre scenes of children playing as auspicious, representing a wish for many sons.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Tianshun to Chenghua period, AD1457–87
On display: G95/dc19/sh7
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Object reference number: RRC39896
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