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Conical porcelain bowl. Monochrome blue glaze on the exterior with relief decoration in white slip of two groups of song birds perched on a prunus branch, with two butterflies between the groups. Underglaze blue conch shell on waves in a roundel on the interior.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 80 millimetres
- Diameter: 178 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming 15th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Bowl with bird on a flowering prunus branch
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue, cobalt-blue glaze and slip decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli period, AD 1573–1620
Conical porcelain bowl. Monochrome blue glaze on the outside with relief decoration in white slip of two groups of song birds perched on a prunus branch, with two butterflies between the groups. Underglaze blue conch shell on waves in a roundel on the inside.
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Object reference number: RRC39538
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