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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.721-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 1

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, saucer-shaped. Painted in underglaze blue in the middle with a naked boy among peony scrolls. On the rim, leaf-shaped panels in reserve on a blue ground, containing stylised chrysanthemums. Under the rim, three sprays of blossom.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

An incense burner in a double circle, in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.6 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Boys; Chrysanthemum; Peony

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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