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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.730

  • Description

    Porcelain dish with rounded sides and a straight rim. There is a medallion enclosing an ogival panel, enclosing a dragon among clouds and a Chinese character incised and painted in green enamel on a yellow enamel ground on the interior, and a landscape on the exterior. There is a mark in green on the base, which has a yellow enamel.ground.

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  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1522-1566
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 27 millimetres
    • Diameter: 120 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Position

        on base
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        大明嘉靖年製
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Da Ming Jiajing nian zhi
      • Inscription Translation

        Made in the Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign
      • Inscription Comment

        Six-character Jiajing mark incised on the base and coloured green against a yellow ground
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 1522-1566Room 95 label text:

    PDF 730

    Dish with green and yellow enamels


    The base has a six-character green Jiajing reign mark on a yellow ground.


    Porcelain with incised decoration and green and yellow enamels
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD 1522–1566

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1978 p.25, no.56 bibliographic details
    • Feng 2006 p.28, no.730 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case25/sh6

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.730

Porcelain saucer with rounded sides and a straight rim. Incised designs in green enamel on a yellow enamel ground. Circular medallion on interior with an ogival panel enclosing a dragon among clouds with a  character above. Landscape on exterior. Mark in green on yellow enamelled base.

Porcelain saucer with rounded sides and a straight rim. Incised designs in green enamel on a yellow enamel ground. Circular medallion on interior with an ogival panel enclosing a dragon among clouds with a character above. Landscape on exterior. Mark in green on yellow enamelled base.

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