Chinese collection

Item LL 6248
view of base of dish of item LL 6248

Accession no: LL 6248
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. 9 cm, D. 20.8 cm

Description: Bowl with wavy edge, the lower part moulded in petal-shaped panels. Inside, a medallion with three boys dancing. Border of cash pattern. Outside, four groups of ladies in garden setting, representing the four liberal accomplishments - zither-playing, chess, calligraphy and painting. In the petals are growing flowers. Mark of the Kangxi period (1662 - 1722 AD).