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  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1625 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in cobalt blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Phaik-Gan Lim

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 1

Physical description

Dish painted in underglaze blue with a deer design in the centre, and sunflowers within panels on the rims.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)


ca. 1625 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in cobalt blue


Height: 3.7 cm, Diameter: 21 cm

Object history note

Serial number 5713 from the Wanli shipwreck, legally excavated by Nanhai Marine Archaeology Sdn Bhd, Malaysia.

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in blue with deer in centre and sunflowers on rim, Jingdezhen, ca. 1625

Subjects depicted

Sunflowers; Deer


Food vessels & Tableware; Ceramics; Porcelain; Archaeology


East Asia Collection

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