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Shallow porcelain bowl. Underglaze blue with band of petal panels with flower heads and squared spirals. Inside decorated with bands of pendant tricorn elements, a band of scrolling flowers and a central roundel with four tricorns at right angles.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 48 millimetres
- Diameter: 130 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming Xuande 1426-1435Room 95 label text:
Bowl with dense underglaze blue decoration
As well as producing objects following the shapes of Middle Eastern dining utensils for the overseas market, Jingdezhen craftsmen made objects inspired by Middle Eastern forms and decoration to fulfil court demand for foreign ‘exotica’. This bowl has dense underglaze blue decoration based on Middle Eastern metalwork designs.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD1403–1424
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Object reference number: RRC39893
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