Chinese collection

Item LL 6241
side view of dish of item LL 6241
side view of dish of item LL 6241
view of base of dish of item LL 6241

Accession no: LL 6241
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Bowl with dragons and Phoenix
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 8 cm, D. 22.2 cm

Description: Bowl, of conical form, with wide mouth and small base. Inside, a medallion with rock, waves, and clouds, and a deep border with four-clawed dragons and phoenix reserved in white in a marbled blue ground. Outside, similar design of dragon and phoenix. Mark of the Chenghua period (1465-1487 AD), but the bowl is of Kangxi date.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 163.