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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Dehua (made)

  • Date:

    early 14th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with moulded relief decoration under the glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir John Addis KCMG

  • Museum number:

    FE.104-1975

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dish with almost straight, spreading sides and low rounded footring; the mouth rim unglazed. Coarse porcellaneous ware with a creamy or gummy glaze, somewhat stained, and arrested well above the foot. The sides are decorated with a sketchy impressed pattern of curving and combed lines; on the base are two Chinese characters.

Place of Origin

Dehua (made)

Date

early 14th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with moulded relief decoration under the glaze

Dimensions

Diameter: 10.7 cm, Height: 3.2 cm

Object history note

According to the donor, FE.99 to 105-1975 are seven pieces acquired in mid-1967 from the Barrio Gatid site, Laguna near Manila, and probably all came from one grave: they are of interest in comprising several quite distinct types of ware.

Descriptive line

Dehua ware. Dish, porcelain with moulded relief decoration under the glaze; excavated in the Philippines, made in China (Dehua), Yuan dynasty, early 14th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed; Relief

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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