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Bowl with Flower Petals

Bowl with Flower Petals

1300s

Glazed porcelain with molded decoration, Shufu ware

Diameter: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.); Overall: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Anonymous Gift 1953.122

Description

Yuan dynasty Shufu ware was a further development of the earlier qingbai ware and is characterized by a more heavily constructed body, opaque white glaze, molded decoration, and at times the inscription Shufu that gives the ware its name. Although lacking the inscription here, this bowl possesses the characteristics and decoration of Shufu pieces.

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