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Title

A pair of bowls with floral design

1920s

Artists

Unknown Artist

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    China
    Period
    Republic 1912 - 1949 → China
    Date
    1920s
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
    Dimensions
    Credit
    Gift of Mary and Henry Fung 2007
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    362.2007.a-b
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • About

    In the early 1920s, four major department stores opened in Shanghai's famous commercial centre, Nanjing Road: Yong'an, Xianshi, Xingxing and Daxing. They did not only retail but also were involved in manufacturing goods, such as ceramics. This pair of bowls were manufactured by Daxing, the largest company among the above mentioned four, and is verified by the four character mark that appears on the bottom, which reads: 'Daxing zhenping' (treasure of Daxing).

    Asian Art Department, AGNSW, December 2007.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China