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Title

Bowl

1723-1735

Artist

  • Details

    Other Title
    Fruit bowl
    Place where the work was made
    Jingdezhen Jiangxi Province China
    Period
    Yongzheng 1723 - 1735 Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → 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
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Jingdezhen ware

    Works in the collection

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  • 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

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Jingdezhen

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

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