These small porcelain bowls flare out slightly at the rim and stand on foot rings. Outside they are covered with a monochrome café au lait glaze which Franks describes as “nankin yellow”. Inside they are decorated with a flower and four leaves in the centre and with four rocks with different flowers in the cavetto: prunus, ?, peony and poppy in green and black enamel with iron-red and some overglaze blue used sparingly for the centre of a flower or bud. The rim has a band of green key fret outlined in iron-red and the base carries an underglaze blue four-character seal mark which is illegible.

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Thing

Made Of
porcelain
Type of Thing
bowl, pair of
Techniques
painted, glazed

Place

Found In
China
Made In
Jingdezhen

Time

Acquired In
1876
Made
1662-1722
Period/Culture
Qing dynasty, ["Kangxi", "period"]

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