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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1662-1722 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1133-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 1

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, painted in three shades of green, manganese-purple, yellow, red and underglaze blue. In the middle, surrounded by ruyi heads, a medallion containing a fish in a torrent. Around this, three horses among waves and three lions playing with balls, set alternately. On the rim, plum-blossom diaper in red and gold with five reserved panels containing respectively a prawn, a fish, a shell, a fish and a crab.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1662-1722 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

The embroidery ornament fu, in a double circle, in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.3 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamels and gilt, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Shrimp; Crab (crustacean); Horses (animals); Fish; Waves (water); Lions (animals); Prunus blossoms; Shell

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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