Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Europe 1600-1815, Room 6, The Lisa and Bernard Selz Gallery

Dish

18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Dish of porcelain, painted in red, black and underglaze blue. In the middle, three vases of flowers on a terrace, surrounded by a band of fans and plum-blossom. On the rim three women pulling along a cart full of flowers, attended by a dog, repeated. Under the rim, four sprays of plum-blossom. Under the base, six spur-marks.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt
Brief Description
Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt; Japan, Arita kilns, Edo period, 18th century
Physical Description
Dish of porcelain, painted in red, black and underglaze blue. In the middle, three vases of flowers on a terrace, surrounded by a band of fans and plum-blossom. On the rim three women pulling along a cart full of flowers, attended by a dog, repeated. Under the rim, four sprays of plum-blossom. Under the base, six spur-marks.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 432mm
  • Height: 70mm (Note: Measured for Europe 1600-1800)
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
  • A double circle (Mark in underglaze blue)
  • 'N:4 / +' incised under the base (Inventory mark of the Japanese Palace at Dresden)
Gallery Label
Dish Porcelain decorated in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilding The inventory mark of the Royal Saxon Collection of King Augustus the Strong incised on base JAPANESE (Arita kilns, Imari type) About 1700-1725 C.1504-1910 Salting Bequest(as at 2005)
Credit line
Salting Bequest
Object history
Formerly in the Royal Saxon Collection.
Subjects depicted
Other Number
Loan no. 11
Collection
Accession Number
C.1504-1910

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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