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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by W. G. Gulland

  • Museum number:

    C.224-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 7

Physical description

Saucer-shaped dish, decorated with a boar hunt; a huntsman on the left is spearing the boar towards which other huntsmen are riding from the right; the background is of a forest.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

mid 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.59 cm

Historical context note

The design is after an engraving by the Italian painter Antonio Tempesta.

Descriptive line

Dish, porcelain, showing a boar-hunt, painted in colours, Chinese, mid 18th century

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

Kerr, Rose and Luisa E. Mengoni Chinese Export Ceramics London: V&A Publishing, 2011, p.74, pl.99

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Forest; Figures; Boar

Categories

Porcelain; Household objects; Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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