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  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1710-1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Seawell Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 3

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels. In the middle, plantain and prunus trees with rocks and flowering plants, and trellis. Panelled border, the wider panels containing alternately peonies, and bamboos and prunus trees; the narrow panels containing carnations and foliage, alternately in colours and in gold on a blue ground. Narrow outer border of formal flowers and diaper. Underneath, flowers and foliage on a wavy stem.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)


1710-1730 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

A large double circle, in underglaze blue


Diameter: 32.1 cm

Descriptive line

Chinese Imari. Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels and gilt, China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, 1710-1730

Production Note

from label




Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Peonies; Bamboo; Banana (plant); Prunus tree; Carnations


Ceramics; Porcelain


East Asia Collection

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