Bowl

Description
Its unusual appearance could be due to misfiring in the kiln. The bowl is decorated with bats and lotus flowers. Bats are an emblem of happiness but they should appear to be flying towards the observer for this to happen and not away from them.
Accession Loan No.
50/1931/3
Collection Class
Household objects
Common Name
bowl
Simple Name
bowl
Full Name
bowl
Dimensions
whole diameter 106 mm; whole height 53 mm
Production Person Surname
unk
Period Classification
Ch’ing
Production Year Low
1862
Production Year High
1874
Production Town
unk
Production County
unk
Production Country
China, People's Republic of
Production Area Region
East Asia
Production Continent
Asia
Family Group

Material
porcelain; enamel
Collection Area Region
E
Collection Continent
Asia

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