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: N3216

: Applied Art

: bowl

: Earthenware tin-glazed bowl. The bowl is deep with sloped-sides rounding under to a tall foot ring. The bowl is painted in blue, red, green, yellow on off-white glaze with a pinkish tinge inside. The outside design depicts seated, standing and jumping Chinese figures among mounds, fences, bamboo and trees, an insect; an island with three shelters and three fir trees. There is a rim border of ruyi heads and on the bottom curve are two blue bands joined by red diagonal lines. Inside there is flower and foliage surrounded by seven quadruple dots and seven single dots. the bowl has a blue rim edge.

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: Sir Gilbert Mellor collection

: City of Bristol Collection

: Bristol, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) / England, Northern Europe, Europe

: Limekiln Lane

: 1725-1740

: [Citation] English Delftware in the Bristol Collection. 12.17.

: Sir Gilbert Mellor bequest, 1947.