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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in enamel colours and decorated with gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Basil Ionides

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.151-1963

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Plate decorated with two pairs of lovers in a landscape; painted en grisaille, with added flesh tones and touches of gilt; with a coloured and gilt floral border on the rim.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

mid 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in enamel colours and decorated with gilt

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.24 cm

Object history note

The design of the plate is based on an engraving after Jean-Baptiste Pater.

Descriptive line

Plate, porcelain decorated with two pairs of lovers in a landscape, Chinese, Qing dynasty, mid 18th century

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Grisaille; Gilt; Painted

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Lovers

Categories

Porcelain; Household objects; Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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