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Description

Circular bowl with plain rim and rounded sides on a high foot ring, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue. The rim interior has a trellis-diaper band. On the exterior is an extended landscape with a figure crossing a bridge with an open pavilion on the left and two houses on a cliff to the right; trees and brush on a large rocky island appear on the opposite side. Very finely potted.

Pattern Names: Scholar on Bridge

Date

c. 1750


Geography


Material/Technique

Porcelain (hard-paste)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 3 1/8 in. x 7 1/4 in. x 7 3/8 in. (7.94 cm x 18.42 cm x 18.73 cm)


Credit Line

Purchased by the A. Alfred Taubman Acquisition Endowment Fund, 2005


Object Number

M-4473


Colors (Beta)


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