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Collection

An image of Bowl with foliate edge by

China

Title
Bowl with foliate edge
Other titles:
Bowl with foliate rim
Place of origin
China
Period
Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → China
Year
late 19th century
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
porcelain with enamel decoration including 'European green'
Dimensions

7.8 x 15.5 cm

Credit
Gift of Mr J.H. Myrtle 1990
Accession number
253.1990
Location
Upper Asian gallery
Further information

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.

Bibliography (2)

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.).

Exhibition history (2)

Late Chinese Imperial Porcelain, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 02 Aug 1980–21 Sep 1980

Conversations 2014, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Oct 2014–05 Sep 2015