Conical porcelain bowl. Underglaze blue wide band of lotus and waterweeds in pencilled style. Wave-like motif in a double circle inside. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 41 millimetres
- Diameter: 110 millimetres
Inscription CommentFour-character archaistic Xuande mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Ming late 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Bowl decorated in a pencilled style
This bowl is painted with water plants. The base has an apocryphal four-character underglaze blue Xuande reign mark.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
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Object reference number: RRC39510
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