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An image of Bowl by Jingdezhen ware

Jingdezhen ware

(China  – )

Title
Bowl
Other titles:
Fruit bowl
Place of origin
JingdezhenJiangxi ProvinceChina
Period
Yongzheng 1723 - 1735Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → China
Year
1723-1735
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Dimensions

12.0 x 28.9 cm

Credit
Purchased 1966
Accession number
EC2.1966
Location
Not on display
Further information

This is an 18th century copy of a well-known 15th century Ming type inexplicably known as a 'dice' bowl. It is heavily potted, being one centimetre thick at the top edge. The plain interior is much abraded, suggesting that the article has been properly used as a mortar.

Hepburn Myrtle, 'Chinese Porcelain of the Ming and Ch'ing Dynasties', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1977. p30

Bibliography (3)

J. Hepburn Myrtle, Chinese porcelain of the Ming and Ch'ing dynasties, Sydney, 1977, 7, 30. cat. no. 55. See Further Information for text.

Elizabeth Knight (Editor in Chief), Orientations, Hong Kong, Sep 2000, 101 (colour illus.). fig.9

Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Marvel of Porcelain', Sydney, 2003, 125 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (2)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1966, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1967 -

Chinese porcelain of the Ming and Ch'ing dynasties, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Feb 1977–26 Jun 1977