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Artist Unknown (China)


16th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Bowl, Artist Unknown (China)
Bowl: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Porcelain with underglaze blue decor
Size: 6 1/4 x 13 5/16 x 13 5/16 in. (15.88 x 33.81 x 33.81 cm)
Creation Place: China
Culture: China
Style: 16th century, Ming dynasty; Wanli period
Inscriptions: Mark and Sticker Wanli mark and period, 1573-85;on bottom, in blue: 6-character Wanli mark; on bottom: dealer's sticker
Physical Description: blue and white; slightly flared rim; exterior painted with three large carp and a large perch swimming amongst nine other fish and aquatic plants above continuous stylized scrolling foliage; interior has two cranes among clouds within a band of ruyi heads
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2005.37
Added to Site: March 1, 2009