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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1426-1435 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with celadon glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr P. H. D. S. Wikramaratna, in memory of his wife Nancy

  • Museum number:

    FE.22-1989

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 7

Physical description

Small dish with foliated rim, everting sides and high, straight foot. Incised cloud pattern under glossy grey-green glaze inside and out, with incised diamond shape on inside centre to contain the mark. Six-character mark is written in underglaze blue, regular script. Dish has been fired on the footring, which is unglazed. The style of this dish is loosely based on Song dynasty Longquan ware.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1426-1435 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with celadon glaze

Marks and inscriptions

Six-chracter mark of Xuande is written in underglaze blue in regular script on the inside centre

Dimensions

Diameter: 8.3 cm, Height: 1.7 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain with celadon glaze; China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period (1426-35)

Production Note

Label

Materials

Porcelain; Celadon

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Cloud scrolls; Lozenges

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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