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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted on the biscuit in polychrome enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1094-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 3

Physical description

Plaque of porcelain, for inlay in furniture. Hexagonal. Painted in manganese-purple, yellow, blue, black, white and three shades of green. Two ladies playing chess on a terrace in the presence of a third; border of six Buddhist emblems reserved on a ground of lozenge diaper with ruyi heads at the angles.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted on the biscuit in polychrome enamels

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.1 cm

Descriptive line

Plaque for inlay in furniture, porcelain painted on the biscuit in polychrome enamels, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Diaper-work; Ruyi; Emblems (symbols); Women

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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