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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1573-1620 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    770-1883

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 2

Physical description

Porcelain dish, circular, painted in underglaze blue with grotesque animals among rocks and trees, and a floral border with fruit and birds. On the base are medallions of branching fungus, and the mark of the Wanli period.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1573-1620 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

Mark of Wanli period in underglaze blue on base

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.1 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China, Ming dynasty, Wanli mark and period (1573-1620)

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Birds; Trees; Animals; Floral scrolls; Fruit

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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