This bowl is part of a dinner service which carries the hallmark of a pavilion where the Empress Dowager once resided.
The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.130.
Porcelain decorated in this style was popular with the Empress Dowager Cixi and was probably made for her use during the reign of her nephew, the Guangxu Emperor.
Hepburn Myrtle, 'Late Chinese Imperial Porcelain', AGNSW, 1980, cat.no 55.
Bowl with foliate rim
Place where the work was made
Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → China
late 19th century
porcelain with enamel decoration including 'European green'
7.8 x 15.5 cm
Gift of Mr J.H. Myrtle 1990
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Referenced in 2 publications
J. Hepburn Myrtle, Late Chinese Imperial Porcelain, Sydney, 1980, 37 (illus.). cat.no 55
Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Marvel of Porcelain', Sydney, 2003, 130 (colour illus.).