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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Material

    Porcelain with "sweet white" glaze
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 10 × 20.1 cm (3 15/16 × 7 15/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Monochrome. Bowl of thin white porcelain with floral decorations traced in the white body under the glaze and scarcely visible except as a transparency.
    Inside: shallow molded floral spray in center, enclosed by floral scroll; band of wave pattern below rim.
    Outside: incised thunder pattern border above single row of petals.
    Bluish translucent glaze, golden yellow where thin. Convex base.
  • Origin

    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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