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Saucer

Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1723-1735 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Credit Line:

    Accepted by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Victoria and Albert Museum, 2005

  • Museum number:

    FE.296:1, 2-2005

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

The yellow colour on this saucer is called 'imperial yellow', because it was reserved for use only in the Chinese imperial household in the 18th century.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1723-1735 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Dimensions

Diameter: 14.5 cm

Object history note

Ex James Connell Collection

Descriptive line

Cer, China, Qing, monochrome, yellow

Categories

Food vessels & Tableware; Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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