White tea bowl with lotus flower and gold rim

Chinese
Southern Song dynasty
late 12th century


Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.) Other (diameter of mouth): 16.3 cm (6 7/16 in.) Other (diameter of foot): 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.1165

Medium or Technique

Jingdezhen-ware porcelain with qingbai glaze and carved motif

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Porcelain

Provenance

1912, probably purchased in China by Okakura Kakuzo (b. 1862 - d. 1913) for the MFA. (Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution