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Saucer

Saucer

  • 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.83-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 8

Physical description

Painted inside on a green enamel ground is a shaped oval panel with a scene of European figures on a quayside and four ships in the bay beyond; 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: 11.75 cm

Historical context note

In the style of Meissen porcelain.

Descriptive line

Saucer, porcelain decorated with figures on a quayside with four ships in a bay beyond, Chinese, ca, 1750

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Subjects depicted

Figures; Ships; Quay

Categories

Porcelain; Household objects

Collection

East Asia Collection

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