Porcelain bowl. Underglaze blue on the interior with a crane perched on a rock under a pine tree in double circle. Carved scrolling peonies and leaves on the exterior. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 63 millimetres
- Diameter: 106 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn the base
Inscription TransliterationYutang jiaqi
Inscription TranslationFine vessel for the Jade Hall
Published PDF date : Ming late 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Blue-and-white bowl with carved peony flowers
The base carries an underglaze blue inscription which reads 玉堂佳器 (Yutang jiaqi ‘fine vessel for the Jade Hall’).
Porcelain with carved and underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli period, AD 1573–1620
On display: G95/dc22/sh3
PDF card: PDF A628 Sold at Sotheby's - 15th October 1968
Porcelain bowl. Underglaze blue on the inside with a crane perched on a rock under a pine tree in double circle. Carved scrolling peonies and leaves on the outside. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39533
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