About this object

A red pottery dish on a small foot with an impressed interlocking key design around the outer lip. The inside of the bowl and the foot are covered in a thick white glaze.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    18th Century
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Sir Charles Bell
  • Collector
    Charles Alfred Bell
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    1900 - 1945
  • Measurements
    28 mm; 1 1/8 in
  • Note
    Curator's note: Not recorded in the List of Curios, although a note in the museum's inventory card seems to suggest it should be linked (in terms of provenance) to 50.31.41, the 'Cup of King Wang'. Written by Emma Martin
  • Related people
    Charles Alfred Bell ( Collector)

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  • Tibet: Catalogue of Exhibits

    Tankard, Elaine

    Author: Tankard, Elaine
    Publisher: Liverpool Public Museums
    Date: 1953-03
    Description: Introductory essay and catalogue entries, in themes, for the 1953 exhibition; 'Tibet', held at the Walker Art Gallery.

Object view = Humanities
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