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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Small bowl of hua shi porcelain. Underglaze red and blue with single fruit spray in centre.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 18thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 42 millimetres
    • Diameter: 94 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        reign mark
      • Inscription Position

        on base
      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Translation

        Made in the Ming dynasty Xuande reign
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF A621

    Bowl with single fruit spray in centre

    This Ming-style bowl has an apocryphal Xuande mark on the base in underglaze blue.

    Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark and and underglaze copper-red decoration
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800


  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1976 p.38, no.A621 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 2004 p.57, no.A621 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G95/dc24/sh3

  • Acquisition name

  • Department


  • Registration number


Small bowl of hua shi porcelain. Underglaze red and blue with single fruit spray in centre.

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