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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1522-1566 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    513-1893

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 2

Physical description

Porcelain dish, painted in underglaze blue in the centre with a branching tree, surrounded by a broad band of floral sprays alternating with insects. Beneath the edge on the outside is a row of masks.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1522-1566 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

Mark of the period of Jiajing

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.4 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China, Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Production Note

from label

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Floral sprays; Masks; Insects; Tree

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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