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Documentary shipping bowl


Artist Unknown (Chinese export)


late 18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G209
Documentary shipping bowl, Artist Unknown (Chinese export)
Documentary shipping bowl: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Porcelain
Size: 6 7/16 x 15 9/16 x 15 9/16 in. (16.35 x 39.56 x 39.56 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Jingdezhen, China, Jingdezhen
Culture: Chinese export, Asia, Jingdezhen, China
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: Stickers and label on bottom: three stickers and one fragment; on bottom: partially lost label inscribed with speech bubble text; on bottom: UPC sticker
Physical Description: exterior decorated with ships at front and back of edge, at full sail on a green sea, flying two Union Jacks; central rondel with scene of ten sailors at various pursuits; each sailor has a speech bubble; white ground; two floral sprays on exterior
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Leo and Doris Hodroff
Accession Number: 2005.159.13
Added to Site: March 1, 2009