Dish

1723-1735 (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Dish of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels in the doucai technique, with a pine-tree, deer, fungi and bamboos, all symbols of longevity. The emblems are arranged in two landscapes, one in a central medallion, the other forming a continuos border on the rim. The underside of the rim is painted with bamboo-foliage.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels
Brief Description
Dish, porcelain with emblems of longevity decorated in underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels in doucai style, China, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)
Physical Description
Dish of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels in the doucai technique, with a pine-tree, deer, fungi and bamboos, all symbols of longevity. The emblems are arranged in two landscapes, one in a central medallion, the other forming a continuos border on the rim. The underside of the rim is painted with bamboo-foliage.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 15.9cm
Styles
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'da qing Yongzheng nian zhi' in underglaze blue
Credit line
Given by Mrs. Julia C. Gulland
Production
from label
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
641-1907

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record createdFebruary 6, 2009
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