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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Dish

ca. 1700-1710 (made), mid 18th century (decorated), ca. 1720-30 (decorated)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Dish of grayish-white porcelain; it is of simple saucer shape with rounded sides and a low-foot ring. Painted within a narrow border of a simulated gadrooned pattern in red, green and black which encircles the rim is a boat seascape in which a rowing boat is depicted near a three-masted carrack; both vessels fly the Dutch Tricolour at the stem and the ship displays other flags at her mast. Two other sailing vessels are seen nearby, the sea is depicted in turquoise. The date 1700 is painted on the stern of the carrack above the arms of Zeeland.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain with enamelled and gilt decoration
Brief Description
Dish, porcelain decorated with a rowing boat and a three-masted carrack both flying flags, China, 1700-1710; redecorated in The Netherlands ca. 1720-30
Physical Description
Dish of grayish-white porcelain; it is of simple saucer shape with rounded sides and a low-foot ring. Painted within a narrow border of a simulated gadrooned pattern in red, green and black which encircles the rim is a boat seascape in which a rowing boat is depicted near a three-masted carrack; both vessels fly the Dutch Tricolour at the stem and the ship displays other flags at her mast. Two other sailing vessels are seen nearby, the sea is depicted in turquoise. The date 1700 is painted on the stern of the carrack above the arms of Zeeland.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 21.91cm
Styles
Credit line
Bequeathed by Basil Ionides
Production
Overdecorated in Holland
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Kerr, Rose and Luisa E. Mengoni Chinese Export Ceramics London: V&A Publishing, 2011, p.97, pl.134
Collection
Accession Number
C.77-1963

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record createdMarch 17, 2003
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