Chinese collection

Item LL 6783
view of base of bowl of item LL 6783
view of calligraphy on side of bowl of item LL 6783

Accession no: LL 6783
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Bowl
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille rose style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng (1723-1735 AD)
Measurements: H. 6.5 cm, DB. 13.8 cm

Description: Bowl, of globular form, with contracted mouth, in the shape of a Buddhist begging-bowl. Finely painted in famille rose enamels with cocks, hens and chickens, and a poetical inscription with seals. Mark of the Yongzheng period (1723-1735 AD).

Provenance
Formerly in the collection of Lord Kitchener.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 533.