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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1620-1640 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr and Mrs David King

  • Museum number:

    FE.42-1982

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 6

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue with an off-centre design of rocks and chrysanthemum, offset by a single butterfly, after the Japanese style. A single blue line round the rim, and three vestigial floral designs on the outside. Chatter-marks visible on the base.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

ca. 1620-1640 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue; China, Ming dynasty, ca. 1620-40

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Kilburn, Richard S. Transitional wares and their forerunners. Hong Kong: Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong, 1981, Nos. 127, 129.

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Butterflies; Rock; Chrysanthemum

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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