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Porcelain bowl. The bowl has pale greyish-blue glaze. There is an inscription on the base, which is glazed.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 54 millimetres
- Diameter: 163 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn the base
Inscription TransliterationWanli xinmao Ru cheng jia cang
Inscription TranslationXinmao year of the Wanli period , the Ru family collection
Inscription CommentOn the base an inscription 'Wanli xinmao Ru cheng jia cang' (Xinmao year of the Wanli period , the Ru family collection)
Published PDF date : Ming Wanli 1573-1620Room 95 label text:
Bowl with celadon glaze
The base carries an inscription in underglaze blue which reads 萬曆辛卯如城家藏 (Wanli xinmao Ru cheng jia cang ‘Xinmao year of the Wanli period [AD 1591], the Ru family collection). Outside the bowl is covered with a pale celadon glaze.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue inscription, celadon glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli period, dated equivalent to AD 1591
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Object reference number: RRC39425
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