Chinese collection

Item LL 6242
view of base of dish of item LL 6242

Accession no: LL 6242
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Bowl
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 13.1 cm, D. 20.2 cm

Description: Bowl, with rounded sides and sharply everted rim. Inside, a medallion with five children at play. Outside, four panels with scenes from the play 'The Romance of the Western Chamber'. Border of ju-i (ruyi ''as-you-wish'') pattern. Mark of the Kangxi period (1662-1722 AD).

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 176.