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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1573-1620 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

  • Credit Line:

    Salting Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.576-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case G, shelf 2

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, saucer-shaped, wavy edge. In the middle, a ten-lobed panel containing a grasshopper with flowers on a rock, reserved on a ground of swastika diaper. On the border, which is moulded in ten panels, containing alternately fruits and emblems. Underneath the rim, roughly drawn emblems in panels.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1573-1620 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.3 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue; China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Blue and white

Subjects depicted

Fruit; Grasshopper; Emblems; Swastikas

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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