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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,A.526

  • Description

    Porcelain bowl. There are four fish reserved in white, with slip painted details, against a dull red copper ground. Plain white inside and around rim. There is an inscription on the base.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1723-1735
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 76 millimetres
    • Diameter: 169 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Comment

        Zhengde mark in double ring
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Ming Zhengde 1506-1521Room 95 label text:

    PDF A526

    Bowl with reserved fish design


    This bowl has four fishes reserved in white with white slip details. It has a copper-red ground. On the base is an apocryphal Zhengde mark in underglaze cobalt blue. Both the technique of decorating the fishes and the appearance of the glaze suggest a Qing date.


    Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, reserved, slip painted decoration and copper-red glaze
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period, AD 1723–1735

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1975 Monochrome pl. 128 bibliographic details
    • Scott & Kerr 1994 p.16, no.3 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 2001 p.21, no.14 bibliographic details
    • Medley 1973 p.33, no.A526, pl.VI bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989 p.33, no.A526, pl.VI bibliographic details
    • Pierson 2002 p.67, no.52 (right) bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case48/sh7

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,A.526

Porcelain bowl. Decorated with four fish reserved in white, with slip painted details, against a dull red copper ground. Plain white inside and around rim. Inscription on base.

Porcelain bowl. Decorated with four fish reserved in white, with slip painted details, against a dull red copper ground. Plain white inside and around rim. Inscription on base.

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