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Saucer

Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1780-90 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    porcelain painted in colours and gilt

  • Museum number:

    4705-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painted in colours and decorated with gilding. Wavy rim with a border of gilt flowers and trellis-work on a blue ground. In the middle are two exotic birds and trees. Decorated in China, the central design is in imitation of English porcelain; the rim design from French Sèvres porcelain.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1780-90 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

porcelain painted in colours and gilt

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.9 cm

Descriptive line

Saucer with wavy trim and border of gilt flowers, Chinese, ca. 1780-90

Production Note

from label

Materials

Porcelain

Subjects depicted

Birds; Trees

Categories

Porcelain; Household objects

Collection

East Asia Collection

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