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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:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.1352-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 3

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.

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.6 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain decorated in doucai style in underglaze blue and overglaze enamel colours, China, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (with Xuande mark)

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Rush; Lotus flowers; Waterfowl

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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