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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1986 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Liu, Shuren (decorator)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Simon Kwan

  • Museum number:

    FE.57-1990

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 4

Physical description

Plaque, one of a set of four. Rectangular, grooved on the back surface for insertion into a frame. Bluish-white porcelain, painted in overglaze black, grey, blue and red with a scene of four magpies above flowering branches and gnarled rocks. The auspicious meaning is explained in an inscription to the upper left reads: 'Magpies having their aspiration fulfilled' 'by Shuren in the style of Ren Bonian'. Red seal 'Liu'.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

ca. 1986 (made)

Artist/maker

Liu, Shuren (decorator)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Dimensions

Length: 82 cm, Width: 23 cm

Object history note

One of a set of four plaques, FE.56 to 59-1990.

Descriptive line

Plaque, one of a set of four, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels with magpies; painted by Liu Shuren, China (Jingdezhen), ca.1986

Materials

Porcelain; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Magpies; Rock

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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