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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    porcelain painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Basil Ionides

  • Museum number:

    C.79-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Saucer-shaped; painted with a scene of a monk attempting to embrace a young woman, in a landscape with a river to the right and a monastic building to the left; also to the right is a basking dog, a rosary and a missal on the ground; the rim is gilt.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

porcelain painted in enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.32 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, porcelain decorated with a monk embracing a young woman, Chinese, ca. 1750

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Subjects depicted

Missal; River; Woman; Rosary; Dog; Monk; Building

Categories

Porcelain; Household objects

Collection

East Asia Collection

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