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  • bowl

    Porcelain spouted bowl. The bowl has white glaze.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Republic; Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 1900-1949
  • water-dropper

    Pear shaped stoneware water-dropper. The water-dropper has cream crackled glaze.

    • Object type: water-dropper
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
  • bottle

    Porcelain globular flask. The flask has cream crackled glaze. There is a dragon on waves moulded in low relief on front and back.

    • Object type: bottle
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 1700-1900
    • Production place: Zhangzhou
  • bowl

    Ding porcelain bowl with six-lobed, copper-bound rim. The vase has white glaze. There is a moulded dragon in the centre, with six different floral sprays moulded on each interior panel. There is an inscription on the interior.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Jin dynasty
    • Production date: 1115-1234
    • Production place: Quyang (county)
  • dish

    Ding porcelain dish, with previously lobed rim cut down and bound with copper. Cream coloured. A different flower spray is incised in each of ten interior panels, with a moulded river bank scene in the centre, including two geese, reeds,...

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Northern Song dynasty; Jin dynasty
    • Production date: 11thC-12thC
    • Production place: Quyang (county)
  • dish

    Ding porcelain dish, with copper-bound mouth rim. Creamy white. There is a dragon amongst clouds in the centre, with a classic scroll on the interior rim. There is an inscription on the base.

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Northern Song dynasty; Jin dynasty
    • Production date: 1050-1234
    • Production place: Quyang (county)
  • dish

    Ding porcelain dish, with copper-bound mouth rim. Creamy white. There is a moulded lion-dog with ball and floral scrolls in the centre, bordered by a band of key-fret. A band of dragons among clouds with a band of key-fret is moulded on the...

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Jin dynasty
    • Production date: 1115-1234
    • Production place: Quyang (county)
  • bowl

    Ding porcelain bowl, with copper-bound mouth rim. Creamy white. There is a dragon in centre, with lotus scrolls on the interior and exterior.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Northern Song dynasty
    • Production date: 12thC
    • Production place: Quyang (county)
  • bowl

    Ding stoneware bowl with copper-bound mouth rim. Creamy white. Pair of ducks with waves and reeds incised on interior.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Northern Song dynasty
    • Production date: 960-1127
    • Production place: Quyang (county)
  • sample

    Jun stoneware square test piece. The test-piece has translucent greenish-grey glaze.

    • Object type: sample
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Northern Song dynasty; Jin dynasty
    • Production date: 1000-1234
    • Production place: Yuxian
  • flower-pot-stand

    Official Jun stoneware flower-pot-stand with lobed corners, a flattened rim with a narrow raised edge and four coud-shaped feet. The flower-pot-stand has opalescent glaze on the interior, except junctions between sides, base and rim, which...

    • Object type: flower-pot-stand
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1368-1435
    • Production place: Juntai
  • stem cup

    Jun stoneware stem cup with a tall stem and a lacquered mouthrim. The stem cup has purple glaze on the exterior, and greyish blue glaze with some crackle on the interior.

    • Object type: stem cup
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1368-1435
    • Production place: Juntai
  • bowl

    Guan-type stoneware bowl with everted lip, fluted sides and foliate edge. The bowl has thick, white glaze with dense, irregular, black-stained crackle.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1560-1600
    • Production place: China
  • dish

    Jun stoneware shallow dish with rounded rim. The dish has thick opalescent blue glaze with slapshes of purple in-glaze copper pigment on the upper surface, which appears green where concentrated.

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Jin dynasty
    • Production date: 1115-1234
    • Production place: Yuxian
  • bottle

    Jun stoneware bottle with pear-shaped body, long flaring neck and everted mouth. The bottle has opalescent lavender blue glaze with speckles. The glaze is olive green at the mouth.

    • Object type: bottle
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Jin dynasty
    • Production date: 1115-1234
    • Production place: Yuxian
  • brush-washer

    Jun stoneware brush-washer in the form of a shallow bowl with sides moulded in six lobed foliations, with a small loop handle projecting under a flat flange. It has matt greenish-blue glaze with a fine crackle. There are three spur marks on...

    • Object type: brush-washer
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Yuan dynasty; Jin dynasty
    • Production date: 1115-1300
    • Production place: Yuxian
  • vase

    Ru-type porcelain vase with a drum-shaped body, rounded sides and a tall, tapering neck. The vase has opaque, blue-grey glaze with fine crackle stained light brown in some areas. There are inscriptions on the base, which is glazed.

    • Object type: vase
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Republic
    • Production date: 1723-1735
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Longquan stoneware bowl with curved sides and overlapping lotus petals carved on the exterior. The bowl has blue-green glaze with two layers of close brown crackle.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Yuan dynasty; Song dynasty
    • Production date: 1200-1279
    • Production place: Longquan (area)
  • incense-burner

    Stoneware incense burner with depressed globular body, short cylindrical neck, two loop handles and three short legs. The incense burner has opaque greenish-grey glaze on body with even crackle stained brown on exterior. There is an...

    • Object type: incense-burner
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 1700-1773
    • Production place: China
  • incense-burner

    Jun stoneware incense burner with globular body, wide neck with two handles, flattened mouthrim, and three cabriole legs. The incense burner has opalescent blue glaze with splashes of purple and dark red in-glaze copper pigment.

    • Object type: incense-burner
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Yuan dynasty; Jin dynasty
    • Production date: 1115-1234
    • Production place: Yuxian
  • cup

    Jun stoneware cup with rounded sides. The cup has thick, opalescent greenish-grey glaze with areas of dark grey streaks, and olive green at the rim.

    • Object type: cup
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Northern Song dynasty
    • Production date: 960-1127
    • Production place: Yuxian
  • flower-pot

    Official Jun stoneware flower pot with six lobes, flattened mouthrim with narrow raised band at the edge, and high flaring sides. The flower pot has thick opalescent purple glaze passing into crimson with bluish suffusions. There is an...

    • Object type: flower-pot
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1403-1435
    • Production place: Juntai
  • model

    Stoneware model egg with thick, opaque white glaze with fine, even crackle. There are three small spur marks at one end.

    • Object type: model
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Republic
    • Production date: 1912-1949
  • cup

    Jun stoneware cup with rounded sides. The cup has thick, opaque, greenish-grey glaze with a fine crackle.

    • Object type: cup
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Northern Song dynasty; Jin dynasty
    • Production date: 1000-1234
    • Production place: Yuxian
  • cup

    Jun stoneware surprise cup with rounded sides, and an inverted lotus blossom on the interior with a hole in the centre through which a small human figure rises when the bowl is filled with water. The cup has opalescent greenish-blue glaze,...

    • Object type: cup
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Northern Song dynasty; Jin dynasty
    • Production date: 1000-1234
    • Production place: Yuxian
  • vase

    Guan-type stoneware 'arrow' vase with globular body and tall neck, and two tubular lug handles at the mouth. The vase has opaque grey glaze with even black-stained crackle.

    • Object type: vase
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1368-1644
    • Production place: China
  • bowl

    Guan-type stoneware bowl with rounded sides and six-lobed mouthrim, standing on a low foot. The bowl has thick greenish-grey glaze with a fine, brown crackle. There are inscriptions on the interior and on the base.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 1662-1777
    • Production place: Zhejiang (province)
  • incense-burner

    Guan stoneware incense burner of archaic bronze gui form with an everted mouthrim, simplified bronze-form handles, and a low inverted foot. The incense burner has dark olive-grey glaze with a dark, even crackle, irregularly stained. The...

    • Object type: incense-burner
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Yuan dynasty
    • Production date: 1279-1368
    • Production place: Hangzhou
  • incense-burner

    Guan-type stoneware incense burner of archaic bronze gui form with an everted mouthrim, simplified bronze-form handles, and a low, inverted foot. The incense burner has thick, bluish-grey glaze with a fine, dark-grey stained crackle. The...

    • Object type: incense-burner
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1368-1644
    • Production place: China
  • incense-burner

    Guan stoneware incense burner of archaic bronze gui form with flattened mouthrim, two round handles with masks and a flaring foot. The incense burner has greenish-grey glaze with regular, brown-stained crackle. There are raised bosses...

    • Object type: incense-burner
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Yuan dynasty
    • Production date: 1280-1368
    • Production place: Hangzhou
  • head-rest

    Jun stoneware head-rest in the shape of a ruyi with tall sides and a flat base. The head-rest has thick, opalescent lavender-blue glaze. There is an inscription on the base, which is unglazed.

    • Object type: head-rest
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Northern Song dynasty
    • Production date: 1000-1127
    • Production place: Yuxian
  • flower-pot-stand

    Porcelain rectangular flower-pot-stand with straight sides and six low feet. There are incised scrolls and lozenges with green glaze on an aubergine purple ground, yellow rim, and green base rim and base. There is a mark in underglaze blue...

    • Object type: flower-pot-stand
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Zhengde; Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1506-1521
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • garden-seat

    Porcelain garden seat of drum shape decorated in fahua style with overglaze yellow, purple, green and blue enamels applied directly to the biscuit. Medallion with lotus rosette on top, lotus scrolls around central band with a row of yellow...

    • Object type: garden-seat
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1488-1505
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl. There is a five-clawed dragon among clouds in underglaze blue on the interior, band of key fret in underglaze blue at the exterior rim, and ducks on a lotus pond in underglaze blue and overglaze red, black and green enamels...

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Jiajing
    • Production date: 1522-1566
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • box

    Porcelain box of inverted T shape with shallow upper and lower sections. There is a sage on a deer-like animal with a servant boy in underglaze blue outlines with overglaze red, green, yellow, aubergine and black enamels on the lid, and...

    • Object type: box
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 17thC
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • jar

    Porcelain rectangular jar with thickened mouth rim. There is a different landscape scene on each side in Wucai style underglaze blue and overglaze red, green, and black enamels. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.

    • Object type: jar
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Chongzhen
    • Production date: 1628-1644
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • ewer

    Porcelain wine ewer in the form of a dancing girl, with raised right arm forming a spout, lowered left arm forming a handle, and wooden lid imitating a hair knot. There is decoration in overglaze red, turquoise and green enamels with traces...

    • Object type: ewer
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1522-1600
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • tile

    Porcelain rectangular tile. There are two dragons chasing a flaming pearl among ruyi clouds in green lead silicate enamels on a yellow ground.

    • Object type: tile
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 16thC
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • dish

    Zhangzhou Export ware porcelain dish with slightly flattened rim. Swatow type. There is a 'fu' character (good fortune) in turquoise overglaze enamel in the centre, two turquoise dragons with clouds and flames in red and green enamels,...

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 16thC-17thC
    • Production place: Zhangzhou
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl with steep sides. The bowl has a copper-bound rim. There is a double vajra surrounded by ribbons in centre in Doucai type decoration with underglaze blue outlines and washes, and red, green and yellow overglaze enamels....

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1600-1644
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • tankard

    Porcelain globular tankard with tall straight neck. There are scrolling lotus flowers in underglaze cobalt blue around the body, a band of squared spirals at the shoulder, and lappets and stylised leaves on the neck. There is a mark on the...

    • Object type: tankard
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Xuande; Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1426-1435
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • cup

    Set of five porcelain cups with straight sides. There are four flower heads in underglaze cobalt blue on each cup between single blue lines at the rim and above the base. There is a mark on the base of each cup.

    • Object type: cup
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Tianqi; Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1621-1627
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • dish

    Porcelain dish with flat mouth rim. There is a band of waves in underglaze cobalt blue on the rim, scrolling flowers and leaves in the cavetto and three bunches of grapes, vines and leaves in the centre.

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1403-1424
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain double bowl with rounded sides and a hole in the base. There is a scene, from the 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' (Sanguo Yanyi), of Guanyu seated at a table accompanied by a sleeping guard in underglaze cobalt blue on the...

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1540-1560
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • meiping

    Porcelain meiping vase. There is a four-clawed dragon carrying a 'lingzhi' fungus in its mouth, with streamers attached to its legs and a bifocated tail in underglaze cobalt blue on the body, and bands of complex lotus panels at the top...

    • Object type: meiping
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Wanli; Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1573-1620
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • wine-cup

    Porcelain wine-cup with tall sides and flaring lip. There is a garden scene of chrysanthemum, rocks and butterflies in underglaze cobalt blue on the exterior. There is a mark on the base.

    • Object type: wine-cup
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • wine-cup

    Porcelain wine-cup with tall sides and flaring lip. There are quails and chicks next to a rock with flowers and grass in underglaze cobalt blue on one side, and chrysanthemus and two insects on the other. There is a mark on the base.

    • Object type: wine-cup
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • jar

    Porcelain globular jar with recessed base forming a foot ring. The jar is made of 'soft paste' porcelain (hua shi). There are two boys, one holding a tray of cakes over his head and the other a gourd flask, depicted in a landscape of pine...

    • Object type: jar
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • jar

    Porcelain globular jar. The jar is made of 'soft paste' porcelain (hua shi). There is a phoenix flying over waves and amid small clouds in underglaze cobalt blue on the exterior. There is a mark on the base.

    • Object type: jar
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl with short sides, everted rim and recessed base with no foot ring. There are two birds amid branches in underglaze cobalt blue on exterior, and a butterfly, a grasshopper, chrysanthemums and bamboo branches on the interior....

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Wanli; Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1573-1620
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • box

    Circular porcelain box with a low domed cover. There is a Buddha's hand citron (foshou) in pencilled style in underglaze cobalt blue in the centre of the lid, surrounded by peach branches and camellia, and a peach branch and a flower spray...

    • Object type: box
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl with slightly rounded sides, straight rim and high, straight foot. There are three phoenixes flying among peony scrolls in underglaze cobalt blue on the exterior, and a roundel containing a floral spray in a double ring in...

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Jiajing
    • Production date: 1553
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl with round sides, straight rim, low foot and convex base. There are groups of children playing amid rocks and flowers and carrying banners, lotus leaves, vases, a trumpet and a qin, in a pencilled style in underglaze cobalt...

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Wanli; Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1573-1620
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and slightly everted rim. There are two phoenixes among flower scrolls in underglaze blue on the exterior, and a roundel with a single flower within a double circle in underglaze blue on the interior. One...

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Jiajing
    • Production date: 1522-1566
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and slightly everted rim. There are two phoenixes among flower scrolls in underglaze blue on the exterior, and a roundel with a single flower within a double circle in underglaze blue on the interior. One...

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Jiajing
    • Production date: 1522-1566
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • incense-burner

    Porcelain basin with rounded sides, slightly flaring mouth rim, and wide, straight foot. There is a scene in underglaze blue of Budai Heshang reclining under a tree on a terrace, with children approaching him with goods and instruments....

    • Object type: incense-burner
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 17thC
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • vase

    Double gourd shaped porcelain vase with low foot rim formed from a recessed base. There are four repeated dragon medallions against a honeycomb diaper background in underglaze colbalt blue on the exterior. There is an 'F' mark on the...

    • Object type: vase
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Jiajing
    • Production date: 1522-1566
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • dish

    Porcelain dish with rounded sides. The dish has bright lemon yellow enamel over a plain felspathic glaze on the interior and exterior. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Chenghua
    • Production date: 1465-1487
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl, with rounded sides and everted rim. The bowl has a copper-bound mounthrim, deep blue glaze on the exterior and plain white glaze on the interior. There is a mark and an inscription in underglaze blue on the base.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • water-pot

    Porcelain water-pot, rectangular with straight spreading sides. The water-pot has copper red glaze on interior and exterior. There are numerous pin-holes on the base, which has a bluish-white glaze.

    • Object type: water-pot
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • dish

    Porcelain dish with rounded sides and everted rim. The saucer has brownish copper-red glaze inside and outside, it creeps away from the rim showing a white body. There are three incised clouds in the centre, with two five-clawed dragons...

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Yuan dynasty; Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 14thC
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • water-pot

    Porcelain water-pot with small short neck, slightly everted mouth rim, and wide base. The water-pot has soft pink peach bloom glaze that shades to apple green in places. There are three incised roundels of dragons on the exterior. There is...

    • Object type: water-pot
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • vase

    Porcelain vase of ovoid form with long slender neck and flaring mouth. The vase has soft pink glaze derived from copper, mottled darker pink and moss green in some places. There is a moulded chrysanthemum petal band round the bottom. There...

    • Object type: vase
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • jar

    Porcelain jar with deep rounded sides and straight flanged rim. The jar has crackled copper red glaze mottled in places with white and shading to a transparent watery-green near the base, cream glazed recessed base, cream glazed interior...

    • Object type: jar
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • vase

    Porcelain bag-shaped vase with narrow straight neck. The vase has finely crackled dark copper red glaze, fading to bluish-white at the mouth, and a bluish-white glazed base.

    • Object type: vase
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • jar

    Porcelain jar with globular body and wide neck. The jar has glassy crackled copper red glaze, fading to greyish white at the rim, and a greyish-green glazed base with slight pink shading.

    • Object type: jar
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • cup

    Porcelain cup with rounded sides and everted rim. The cup has iron red enamel over yellow enamel over a plain felspathic glaze. There is a mark on the base.

    • Object type: cup
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Jiajing
    • Production date: 1522-1566
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • dish

    Porcelain dish with rounded sides and a slightly everted rim. The dish has red glaze over a layer of yellow glaze over plain felspathic glaze. There is a mark on the base.

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Jiajing
    • Production date: 1522-1566
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • dish

    Porcelain dish with rounded sides and everted rim. The dish has copper red glaze, creeping away from the rim too reveal a white body. There are three incised clouds in the centre, with moulded anhua dragons.

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Yongle; Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1403-1424
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • dish

    Porcelain dish with rounded sides. The dish has copper derived pinkish glaze, white at the rim and foot-rim. There is an inscription and 'pin-holes' on the base.

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • dish

    Porcelain dish with rounded sides and slightly everted rim. The dish has pale yellow enamel over a plain felspathic glaze, with slight pinkish-brown staining where body is exposed.

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Yongle; Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1403-1424
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and slightly flared rim. The bowl has yellow enamel over a plain felspathic glaze. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Wanli; Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1573-1620
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and slightly everted rim. The bowl has uneven pale yellow enamel over a plain felspathic glaze. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Jiajing
    • Production date: 1522-1566
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and everted rim. The bowl has uneven yellow enamel over a plain felspathic glaze. There is an incised phoenix in a double ring on the interior and two phoenixes among clouds with a lotus border below on the...

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Jiajing
    • Production date: 1522-1566
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain hemispherical bowl. The bowl has pinkish peach bloom glaze derived from copper, mottled darker pink and bright moss green, with white at the rim. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • jar

    Porcelain globular jar with small foot and wide mouth. The jar has thin green enamel over a felspathic glaze on exterior, white on the interior and white glaze on the base. There are three incised medallions in the form of dragons with...

    • Object type: jar
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • vase

    Porcelain pear-shaped vase, with a swelling bulb below a straight mouth rim. The vase has unevenly applied finely crazed turquoise glaze.

    • Object type: vase
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • water-pot

    Soft-paste porcelain water-pot of globular form. The water-pot has a white body.

    • Object type: water-pot
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl with rounded sides and slightly everted rim. The bowl has finely crazed transparent turquoise glaze. There are five-clawed dragons among clouds pursuing pearls, with rocks and waves below incised on the exterior. There is a...

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl in the form of five moulded bats, four bats with head down on the exterior, and the fifth with head upwards and wings stretched. The bowl has iron red enamel over felspathic glaze.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 1800-1900
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • dish

    Porcelain dish with curving sides and slightly everted rim. The dish has a deep blue exterior, and a white interior. There are three clouds incised in the centre. There is a mark on the base.

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl with rounded sides. The bowl is blue with kinrande gilt leaf scrolls around exterior rim. There is a lotus spray with a diaper around the rim in underglaze blue on interior. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1522-1566
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • dish

    Porcelain dish with rounded sides. The dish has uneven blue glaze. There is a five-clawed dragon among clouds in centre, with two other dragons chasing a flaming pearl round the sides, and two dragons above a lotus panel border on the back....

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Shunzhi; Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 1644-1661
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • dish

    Porcelain dish with rounded sides. The dish has blue glaze. There is an inscription on the base, and a firing crack on the foot ring.

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Wanli; Ming dynasty
    • Production date: 1573-1620
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • dish

    Porcelain dish with straight rim. The saucer has a white body and is covered with a white glaze. There is an incised roundel design of two dragons among clouds on the interior. There is grit on the foot ring.

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Longqing
    • Production date: 1567-1572
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • stem cup

    Qingbai ware porcelain stem cup with lobed everted rim. The cup has a white body. There are four open-work panels in the cup are framed by relief work. Each of the panels has a different design, one is of two fish among waves, another...

    • Object type: stem cup
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Yuan dynasty
    • Production date: 1320-1350
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • cup

    Porcelain cup with everted rim. The cup has a white body, covered with a blue-tinged glaze. There is an incised design of cloud collar around the exterior rim, a flower and leaf scroll round the main body, and lappets round the base.

    • Object type: cup
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Chongzhen
    • Production date: 1628-1644
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • figure

    Dehua porcelain figure of a seated Quanyin, who rests against an ornate arm rest that has a dragon mask stand with jeweled horns. The figure is wrapped in a flowing robe, revealing a lotus flower border on the undergarment.

    • Object type: figure
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Production place: Dehua
  • dish

    Porcelain dish with flattened rim. The dish has blue toned glaze. There is an incised design of two winged horses among clouds on the interior.

    • Object type: dish
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Jiajing
    • Production date: 1522-1566
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • spoon

    Dehua porcelain curved spoon with a modelled flower on the end of the handle. The spoon has white glaze. There are impressed flower design on the interior of the well of, and on the end of, the spoon.

    • Object type: spoon
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 1700-1900
    • Production place: Dehua
  • water-pot

    Porcelain water-pot with inturned rim. The water-pot has clear glaze.

    • Object type: water-pot
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 18thC-19thC
  • bowl

    Porcelain bowl with straight copper-bound rim. The bowl has 'Qingbai' type glaze, except for the mouth-rim. There is an incised lily design on the interior.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Song dynasty
    • Production date: 12thC-13thC
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • water-pot

    Porcelain water-pot in the form of a central flower surrounded by leafy branches with 'lingzhi' fungus and persimmons growing on them. The water-pot has creamy glaze.

    • Object type: water-pot
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Qianlong
    • Production date: 1736-1795
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • water-pot

    Porcelain water-pot in the form of a lotus leaf with an insect on one side, surrounded by stems with flower bud and seed pod resting at the top of the leaf. There are incised lines that accent the form of the leaf.

    • Object type: water-pot
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 19thC
  • vase

    Porcelain vase of bottle shape and uneven texture. The vase has white crazed glaze, which has stained brown in places.

    • Object type: vase
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 19thC
  • cup

    Porcelain cup. The cup has blue-tinged glaze and a mark on the base.

    • Object type: cup
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Jiajing
    • Production date: 1522-1566
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • water-pot

    Porcelain hemispherical water-pot. The water-pot has creamy white glaze. There is a moulded decoration of lappets round the mouth-rim, with main design of bats and blossoms against rolling waves, and five three-peak mountains round the...

    • Object type: water-pot
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 1800-1900
  • cup

    Porcelain cup. The cup has blue-tinged glaze. There is an incised design of three dragons among clouds on the exterior.

    • Object type: cup
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Jiajing
    • Production date: 1522-1566
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • cup

    Porcelain cup. The cup has blue-tinged glaze. There is an incised design of two dragons among clouds on the exterior.

    • Object type: cup
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Jiajing
    • Production date: 1522-1566
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • cup

    Porcelain cup. The cup has blue tinged glaze. There is an incised design of lotus scroll around the exterior, with a single lotus spray on the interior base.

    • Object type: cup
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Ming dynasty; Jiajing
    • Production date: 1522-1566
    • Production place: Jingdezhen
  • box

    Dehua porcelain round box. The box has creamy glaze. There is an Arabic inscription carved into the recessed unglazed cover panel, and an incised debased lotus scroll around the exterior. The recessed base is partially glazed.

    • Object type: box
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty; Kangxi
    • Production date: 1662-1722
    • Production place: Dehua
  • incense-burner

    Dehua porcelain incense burner with depressed globular body, straight neck, two loop handles and three small feet. The incense burner has creamy glaze with a faint pinkish tinge.

    • Object type: incense-burner
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Qing dynasty
    • Production date: 18thC-19thC
    • Production place: Dehua