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bowl

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,A.585

  • Description

    Porcelain bowl with copper bound rim. Covered in deep blue glaze and incised on inside with five-clawed dragons among clouds with a pearl in the centre. Deep brown slip on foot ring and base.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1644-1662
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 61 millimetres
    • Diameter: 210 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF A585

    Dish with blue glaze


    This porcelain bowl is incised on the inside with five-clawed dragons among clouds with a pearl in the centre. It is covered in a deep blue glaze and there is a brown slip on the base. It has a copper rim.


    Porcelain with incised design and blue glaze and copper rim
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, AD 1644–1662

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1973 p.42, no.A585 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989 p.42, no.A585 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case46/sh7

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    PDF card: Acquired 1952. Elphinstone Gift

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,A.585

Porcelain bowl with copper bound rim. Covered in deep blue glaze and incised on inside with five-clawed dragons among clouds with a pearl in the centre. Deep brown slip on foot ring and base.

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