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Collection

No:01018000Shallow bowl with a design of peonies and a Chinese lion in overglaze enamels

Date
19C
Technique
overglaze enamels
Shape
shallow bowl
Description
Among some Shoin ware works of Chinese lion, this work is a splendid example showing the skillful completion of structure, as well as the harmony and contrast of color usage. In the round window a Chinese lion''s painted in strong brush strokes. Margins are divided into four parts by peony flower and cloud designs. The primary color is green. In addition the use of yellow, violet, ultramarine and light green, and crimson colors on the white mount is a characteristic feature of this work.
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