7.8 x 15.5 cm
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.
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.).
Late Chinese Imperial Porcelain, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 02 Aug 1980–21 Sep 1980
Conversations through the Asian collections, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Oct 2014–05 Sep 2015