<em>Pair of Bowls</em>, 1722–1735. Porcelain with monochrome glaze, height: 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm); diameter: 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Helen Babbott Sanders, 78.146.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 78.146.2_bw.jpg)

Pair of Bowls

Medium: Porcelain with monochrome glaze

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Dimensions: height: 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm); diameter: 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm) each, excluding stands: 1/8 in. (0.3 cm)


Accession Number: 78.146.2

Image: 78.146.2_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Everted mouth; curved belly that gradually contracts down; circular foot. Monochrome glaze. Incised interlocking floral and grass sprays on interior and exterior of vessel. 6-character standard script inscription, written in cobalt-blue underglaze: "Made during the Yongzheng reign of the great Qing." Low-temperature yellow glaze on interior and exterior (iron produces the color). Clear glaze on bottom of base. Imperial ware (object used in palace). Condition: Intact.

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