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Plate, hanging plate

Plate, hanging plate

  • Place of origin:

    Shiwan (made)

  • Date:

    About 1984 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware with greenish-white, yellow and dark brown glazes

  • Museum number:

    FE.37-1984

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 1

Physical description

Decoration: Abstract vertical stripes

Place of Origin

Shiwan (made)

Date

About 1984 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware with greenish-white, yellow and dark brown glazes

Marks and inscriptions

'Shiwan. Wending' sealmark roughly incised on base

Dimensions

Width: 22.6 cm

Object history note

Bought in Hong Kong by Rose Kerr, AK/ in course of trip to China to acquire 20th c. material in 1984
Notes on significance: Avant-garde by Chinese standards

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Rose Kerr, 'Contemporary Chinese Crafts', 'V&A Album 4' (1985), p.326, fig. 9: Frances Wood & Rose Kerr, 'Chinese Collections', 'Crafts', 77 (Nov/Dec, 1985), p.36
'Shiwan Wares', Fung Ping Shan Museum (Hong Kong, 1979): 'Shiwan yao', Chugoku toji zenshu 24 (Kyoto, 1982)

Production Note

Artist: Mei Wending (1940 - )
Biographical reference: The only potter at Shiwan to be recognised as a 'Master Craftsman': Wei Min, 'Shiwan Remoulds Style', 'China Daily', 12.7.1985
Shiwan, Guangdong province, CHINA

Collection

East Asia Collection

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