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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1723-1735 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Percival David, Bt

  • Museum number:

    C.50-1937

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Saucer-shaped dish of porcelain, painted inside in underglaze blue with a formal lotus flowers; outside with red fishes and formal waves in colours over blue outlines.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1723-1735 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels

Marks and inscriptions

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

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Dimensions

Diameter: 19.7 cm

Object history note

The dish bears the label of the David Collection no. 755A.

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze blue and transparent coloured enamels; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (with Xuande mark)

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Fish; Wave pattern; Lotus flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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