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'Zhuge wan' (warming bowl) with ruler and attendants

Artist: Unknown Artist

Date: c.1550-1600
Overall: 7.5 x 14.8 cm (2 15/16 x 5 13/16 in.)
Medium: Porcelain, underglaze cobalt blue
Credit Line: The Robert Murray Bell and Ann Walker Bell Collection of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain
Origin:China, Jiangxi, Jingdezhen
Object number: G01.2.21
DescriptionChinese porcelain warming bowl, blue and white with double wall and a flared rim base. It has a central aperture, and a shallow bowl painted with a scene of a seated ruler and attendants. The exterior has beribboned 'babao' of a chime and book motifs.