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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 136, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Plaque

Plaque
1662-1722 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Plaque for inlay in furniture, one of a pair, oblong with raised panels, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels in the famille verte palette. On one side with a scene from the drama "The West Chamber" (Xi Xiang Ji): The parting of Zhang Sheng and Yingying (Part IV, Act III). On the other side with groups of flowers.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels
Brief Description
Plaque for inlay in furniture, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels in the famille verte palette, with a scene from the drama "The West Chamber" (Xi Xiang Ji), China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)
Physical Description
Plaque for inlay in furniture, one of a pair, oblong with raised panels, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels in the famille verte palette. On one side with a scene from the drama "The West Chamber" (Xi Xiang Ji): The parting of Zhang Sheng and Yingying (Part IV, Act III). On the other side with groups of flowers.
Dimensions
  • Height: 27.3cm
  • Width: 18.1cm
Styles
Object history
Bought, 2l. 2s. the pair [784&A-1883]



The scene is from the drama "The West Chamber" (Xi Xiang Ji): The parting of Zhang Sheng and Yingying (Part IV, Act III)
Subjects depicted
Literary ReferenceThe West Chamber
Collection
Accession Number
784-1883

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record createdJanuary 23, 2009
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