This bowl is a copy of an early 15th century Xuande type, with five-clawed dragon circular medallions externally on each lobe and internally on the centre bottom.
Hepburn Myrtle, 'Chinese Porcelain of the Ming and Ch'ing Dynasties', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1977. p30
porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
9.7 x 19.7 cm
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Chinese porcelain of the Ming and Ch'ing dynasties, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Feb 1977–26 Jun 1977
Conversations through the Asian collections, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Oct 2014–13 Mar 2016
Referenced in 3 publications
Julian Thompson, Orientations, 'Chinese Porcelain in the Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales', pg. 96-103, Hong Kong, Sep 2000, 100 (illus.; colour illus). fig.7 and 7a (mark)
Unknown, Chinese porcelain of the Ming and Ch'ing dynasties, Sydney, 1977, 7, 30, 54 (illus.). cat.no. 54. See Further Information for text.
Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Marvel of Porcelain', Sydney, 2003, 125 (colour illus.).