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Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1522-1566 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given from the Bloxam Collection

  • Museum number:

    C.126-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 6

Physical description

Saucer of porcelain, painted in underglaze blue. Inside with a boy wearing only a loin-cloth among lotus flowers against a blue background.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1522-1566 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

Marks and inscriptions

'da ming Jiajing nian zhi' in a double circle, in underglaze blue
Made in the Jiajing period of the great Ming dynasty

Dimensions

Height: 2.9 cm, Diameter: 7 cm

Descriptive line

Saucer, porcelain painted in underglaze blue, China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Boys; Lotus flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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