An early 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty blue and white porcelain rice bowl
An early 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty porcelain rice bowl.
The blue and white (blue white) circular bowl has a lotus form painted in two concentric bands of petals around a central spiral with alternating lingzhy-fungus and fruiting peach. The exterior has a similar decoration.
(The lotus pattern was very popular in the 19th century. A similar pattern can be seen in porcelain pieces from the Tek Sing cargo.)
Diameter: 16 cm (6.25 inch)
height: 8 cm (3.1 inch)
base diameter: 8 cm (3.1 inch)
bowl depth: 6 cm (2.30 inch)