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Title

Bowl


Artist

Jingdezhen ware

China


About

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


Details


Other Title

Fruit bowl


Place where the work was made

Jingdezhen Jiangxi Province China


Date

1723-1735


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

porcelain with underglaze blue decoration


Dimensions

12.0 x 28.9 cm


Credit

Purchased 1966


Location

Not on display


Accession number

EC2.1966


Artist information

Jingdezhen ware

Works in the collection

119


Place

Where the work was made
Jingdezhen

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


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.).