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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1522-1566 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in polychrome enamels

  • Museum number:

    C.91-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case H, shelf 3

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, painted in green outlined in black on a red ground. In the middle are two lions sporting with a brocaded ball to which long ribbons are attached. Four similar lions with balls decorate the under side of the rim.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1522-1566 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in polychrome enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'da ming Jiajing nian zhi' in underglaze blue
Made in the Jiajing period of the great Ming dynasty

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.6 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in polychrome enamels with lion design, China, Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Enamelled

Subjects depicted

Balls; Lions

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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