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  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, saucer-shaped with fluted rim and wavy edge. Painted in underglaze blue, in the middle with a man and a woman hunting on horseback; the former has hit a hare with an arrow, the latter carries a hawk on her wrist. On the rim, stylised lotus blossoms on a continuous stem with the Eight Precious Things in the intervals. Under the rim, small sprays of flowers.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)


1662-1722 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'da ming Chenghua nian zhi' in a double circle, in underglaze blue
Made in the Chenghua period of the great Ming dynasty



Diameter: 20 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (with Chenghua mark)

Production Note



Porcelain; Cobalt oxide


Painted; Glazed; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Lotus blossom; Hawk; Emblems (symbols); Horses (animals); Floral patterns; Figures (representations); Hare


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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