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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.1168-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 5

Physical description

Dish of porcelain. Saucer-shaped. Painted with overglaze enamels in the famille verte palette and gilded. Panels in reserve on a ground of floral scrolls on red. In the middle, a medallion containing two birds and plum-blossom; surrounding it, four panels alternately leaf and fan-shaped, containing the flowers of the Four Seasons. On the rim, trellis diaper with four panels in reserve typifying the Liberal Accomplishments.

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

A fretted square, in a double circle, in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.6 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted with overglaze enamels in the famille verte palette and gilded, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Birds; Prunus blossoms

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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