Canton export porcelain bowl


  • Title

    Canton export porcelain bowl

  • Associated people

    Mas’ud Mirza Zill al-Sultan (1850 - 1918) (commissioner)
  • Associated place

    Jingdezhen (place of creation)
    Iran (probable) (probable original location)
  • Date

    1879 - 1880 (1297)
  • Material and technique

    porcelain, with polychrome overglaze enamels

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    22.8 cm (diameter)
    9.5 cm (height)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Mrs Johnson, 1992.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Allan W., James, ‘Isfahan, Canton, Etruria - Persia and the China Trade in the 18th and 19th Centuries’, ed. Sajid Rizvi, Eastern Art Report: Eastern Art in the Ashmolean Museum Oxford, Great Museums of the World, 4/2, (1995), p. 18, illus. p. 12 fig. 4

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