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Title

Tea bowl

mid 16th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Other Title
    Tea bowl (with kinrande style decoration)
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Period
    Ming dynasty 1368 - 1644 → China
    Date
    mid 16th century
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    porcelain with underglaze blue, overglaze enamel and gold
    Dimensions
    6.3 x 11.8 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Mr J.H. Myrtle 1984
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    63.1984
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • About

    This bowl is decorated with 'kinrande' (gold brocade), a style of Ming Jingdezhen porcelain decorated with overglaze enamels and gold favoured by the Japanese. Another feature of this style is the 'akadama', or 'red dot pattern'. These techniques and designs were incorporated into Japanese porcelain from the late 1600s.

    The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.226.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication