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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in polychrome enamels and gold

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr P. Cooke

  • Museum number:

    FE.79-1978

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Plate, porcelain, of octagonal form with flat sloping rim, painted in famille rose enamels and gold, painted in the centre with the arms of Bellewell, Sable, a chevron or between three swords erect argent hilted gold, but the crest is not recorded for Bellewell, although it is for Ballantyne and four other families, A demi griffin holding a sword or. The impaled coat is recorded for Tamworth of Lincoln, Halywell, Lea, and Walton, Argent on a chief sable three bezants. Round the well is a chain border and round the rim are four floral sprays.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in polychrome enamels and gold

Dimensions

Width: 21.6 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, porcelain, painted in polychrome enamels and gold with coat of arms, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong reign period, ca. 1755

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Howard, David Santuary. Chinese Armorial Porcelain. London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1974, p. 545

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Floral sprays; Chevron; Griffin; Coat of arms

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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