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Bowl

From the Collection of Donald History and Natural History Group operating the Donald Court House Museum 56 Woods Street Donald Victoria

Description
Hand-molded blue and white ceramic bowl. Outside of bowl has underglaze blue decoration of flowers, leaves and Chinese characters. Saw toothed decoration, with one line underneath, around outside rim. Half moon shape lines, with two lines through them, decorate inside rim. Two lines around inside base with one Chinese character in centre of inside base.
Size
7cm height 20cm width
Object Registration
00001
Keywords
ceramic, bowl, hut, georgie ah ling, market garden, donald
Historical information
Ceramic bowl found in hut belonging to Georgie Ah Ling, who operated a market garden for about 70 years on the edge of the township of Donald.
Made By
Unknown Potter (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
One Chinese character on inside base of bowl. Four Chinese characters and five plant symbols on outside of bowl.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM