Dish

1723-1735 (made)
Dish thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Dish of porcelain. Saucer-shaped. Decorated in doucai style in underglaze blue and overglaze enamel colours, with waterfowl and lotuses. On the rim, in blue, an inscription in Tibetan, meaning: "Excellent disciple, may the Three Blessed Ones give much bliss! By day bliss, by night bliss, may bliss be in the tent of the disciple!" Under the rim, a lotus, a rush and a waterfowl, four times repeated.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain, painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels
Brief Description
Dish, porcelain decorated in doucai style in underglaze blue and overglaze enamel colours, China, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (with Xuande mark)
Physical Description
Dish of porcelain. Saucer-shaped. Decorated in doucai style in underglaze blue and overglaze enamel colours, with waterfowl and lotuses. On the rim, in blue, an inscription in Tibetan, meaning: "Excellent disciple, may the Three Blessed Ones give much bliss! By day bliss, by night bliss, may bliss be in the tent of the disciple!" Under the rim, a lotus, a rush and a waterfowl, four times repeated.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 21.6cm
Styles
Marks and Inscriptions
'da ming Xuande nian zhi' in a double circle, in underglaze blue
Credit line
Salting Bequest
Production
Register
Subjects depicted
Other Number
Loan No. 2447
Collection
Accession Number
C.1352-1910

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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