Bluish-white glazed bowl with kids playing pattern


Song Dynasty
Height: 6.7cm
Mouth diameter: 20.8cm
Foot diameter: 6cm

Open mouth, shallow belly, and short ring foot. Bright and smooth bluish-white glaze is applied to the whole bowl except the part within the foot. The pattern of two kids playing with lotus flower is adorned on the inner surface; the lines are smooth and the patterns clear.

The bluish-white porcelain produced in Jindezhen Kiln of the Song Dynasty was mainly for the daily use of commoners. The porcelain has light and thin body, and the patterns molded or carved can be seen in both sides when looked under the light. The bowl is a representative of the Jindezhen Kiln in the Song Dynasty.