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  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr W. G. Gulland

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 6

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, painted with overglaze enamels in the famille verte palette. Round the rim a border of flowered coin-diaper in colours on the white ground, broken by six bracket-panels containing formal flowers in colours on white ground. In the centre, a garden scene with two ladies. On the left, a lady attired in blue sitting on green rocks; before her a table on which lies a qin in its case; behind her a tree. On the right, the second lady, seated on the far side of a fence which runs across the scene; she is seated at a table on which stand a teapot, two teacups and a censer. In the background, rocks and flowers. In the foreground, rocks and flowers and two butterflies.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)


1662-1722 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels


Height: 6 cm, Diameter: 35.1 cm

Object history note

Previously on long term loan to Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, from 1962.

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted with overglaze enamels in the famille verte palette; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note





Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Rock; Gardens; Woman; Butterflies


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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