Porcelain bowl with lobed rim in form of widely opened peony flower. Inside and outside carved and incised with overlapping petals. Covered with finely crackled brownish-yellow glaze applied directly to biscuit. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 52 millimetres
- Diameter: 175 millimetres
Inscription CommentXuande mark
Published PDF date : Qing 16th-17th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Bowl in the form of widely opened peony flower
This bowl is incised with an overall design of a widely opened peony flower. Potters fired the bowl twice, first at a porcelain temperature of around 1280 to 1320 °C and then in a second, lower-temperature firing to vitrify the lead-fluxed, iron-pigmented glaze. The base has an incised Xuande mark (AD 1426–35) and is covered with a yellow glaze.
Porcelain, incised, with crackled on-the-biscuit yellow glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, AD 1700–1800
On display: G95/dc42/sh9
PDF card: Acquired 1952. Elphinstone Gift
Porcelain bowl with lobed rim in form of widely opened peony flower. Inside and outside carved and incised with overlapping petals. Covered with finely crackled brownish-yellow glaze applied directly to biscuit. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39482
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