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  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1787 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. Michael Howard

  • Museum number:

    C.56-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 2

Physical description

In the centre is a gold monogram JMC in red and gold above the date 1787, all enclosed within an oval medallion surrounded by ribbon, palms, garlands and the head of an animal; the border has a gilt line and green serrations on the rim, from which festoons of coloured flowers are painted as though suspended; the remainder of the saucer has four sprays of flowers; the underside of the saucer is plain.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1787 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Diameter: 12.6 cm

Descriptive line

Saucer, porcelain decorated with the monogram JMC in red and gold, and festoons of coloured flowers, Chinese, 1787

Production Note

Decorated in a Neo-classical style.

Materials

Porcelain

Subjects depicted

Medallion; Monogram; Garlands; Animal

Categories

Porcelain; Household objects; Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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