The design on this covered bowl features auspicious motifs such as the phoenix, and Buddhist symbols of the lotus, jar and umbrella. It is used to serve ‘birthday noodles’ which come in a thick broth of pork and shrimp.

Date/Period
Xuantong period (1909-1911), Qing dynasty
Region
China
Dimension
Object size: 002: H4.0 x W15.1 cm
Accession No.
1999-00709
Material
Porcelain
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Bequest of Tony Wee and Colin Holland

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