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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    middle of 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs. B. Nichols

  • Museum number:

    FE.18-1972

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 5

Physical description

Trefoil leaf-shaped pickle dish of porcelain with serrated edge and a tiny stalk, standing on three feet; the reverse side also with moulded veining; painted inside in a purplish blue are sprays of a peony-like flower. This dish copies English ceramics made at Bow ca. 1749-50, and at Vauxhall in the 1750's.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

middle of 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Width: 9.14 cm, Length: 9.14 cm

Descriptive line

Leaf-shaped pickle dish, porcelain decorated with blue flower sprays inside, China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, mid 18th century

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Peonies; Trefoil

Categories

Porcelain; Household objects; Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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