Circular porcelain ink-slab. Unglazed, raised circular area surrounded by deeply recessed channel. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 20 millimetres
- Diameter: 118 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn the base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Chenghua nian Guo Zhanyu ji
Inscription TranslationThe Chenghua period of the Great Ming [Dynasty], recorded by Guo Zhanfan
Inscription CommentOn the base, an inscription 'Da Ming Chenghua nian Guo Zhanyu ji' (the Chenghua period of the Great Ming [Dynasty], recorded by Guo Zhanfan)
Published PDF date : Ming Chenghua 1465-1487Room 95 label text:
Ink stone with inscription
On the base of this ink stone there is an inscription in underglaze blue which reads大明成化年郭占旟記 (Da Ming Chenghua nian. Guo Zhanyu ji ‘the Chenghua period of the Great Ming [Dynasty], recorded by Guo Zhanfan’).
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Chenghua period, AD 1465–1487
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Object reference number: RRC39523
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