Bowl with Secret Decoration

Porcelain with transparent glaze (white ware) | 10.1 x 10.1cm | Early 15th century

China

In the Ming period, white ware reached a peak of refinement, achieving a thin, fine-grained, pure white body and a glaze that was transparent and glossy, without any tinge of color. Such wares were so thin that they were often called “bodiless.” Many...
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