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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1334-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics Study Galleries, China, room 136, case 5, shelf 6

Physical description

Dish of porcelain. Circular foot, the rim eight-sided with wavy edge. Painted in three shades of green, red, yellow, manganese-purple, blue enamel and black. In the middle, a game of chess on a terrace. On the rim, eight musical instruments and other emblems. Under the rim powder blue ground.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'da ming Xuande nian zhi' in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Width: 24.1 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilded, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (with Xuande mark)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Emblems (symbols); Musical instruments; Chess

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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