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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, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, 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
Made in the Xuande period of the great Ming dynasty

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

Musical instruments; Emblems (symbols); Chess

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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