An image of Bowl

Jingdezhen ware

(China  – )

Bowl

Other titles:
Fruit bowl
Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Place of origin
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China
Period
China: Qing dynasty 1644–1911, Yongzheng 1723–1735
Year
1723-1735
Media
Ceramic
Medium
porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Dimensions
12.0 x 28.9 cm
Credit
Purchased 1966
Accession number
EC2.1966