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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs B. Nichols

  • Museum number:

    FE.27-1972

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 7

Physical description

Plate of porcelain, painted with overglaze enamels in the famille rose palette and gilt, with a Watteauesque scene. With low rounded well and flat spreading rim; the base recessed within the foot. Painted inside in the centre is a scene after a European print with a man reclining under a tree playing a lute, a woman playing a triangle and a man with castanets, in a landscape setting; also depicted are two barrels, a flask and two glasses. Encircling the rim is a border of imitation rococo scrollwork. The edge of the rim is gilt.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

ca. 1750-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.3 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, porcelain painted with overglaze enamels in the famille rose palette and gilt, with a Watteauesque scene; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, ca. 1750-60

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Scrollwork; Figures; Musical instrument

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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