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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1644-1911 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr W. G. Gulland

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.117-1932

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 7

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, with decoration in openwork and painted with overglaze enamels in the famille rose palette and gilt. Round the rim, a reticulated border in openwork, covered with a cream-coloured glaze and painted in brown to represent the spotted bamboo. Round the centre is a circuit of trefoil cresting in gold. In the centre, three sprays of peony ranged round a branch of two lichee fruits, one green, the other ripe. Adhering to each spray is a butterfly.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1644-1911 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm, Diameter: 25.4 cm

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain painted with overglaze enamels in the famille rose palette and gilt, China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Peonies; Butterflies; Cresting; Fruit

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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