Porcelain dish with curving sides and slightly everted rim. The dish has a deep blue exterior, and a white interior. There are three clouds incised in the centre. There is a mark on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 40 millimetres
- Diameter: 150 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Xuande nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Xuande reign
Inscription CommentXuande mark but Kangxi period
Published PDF date : Ming Xuande 1426-1435Room 95 label text:
Dish with blue glaze
This dish is incised with clouds inside and is covered with a monochrome blue glaze. This is high-fired and coloured with cobalt-oxide. The base carries an apocryphal Xuande reign mark. The shape of the foot is high and thin and not like a Ming foot ring.
Porcelain with incised, cobalt-blue and transparent glazes
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722
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Object reference number: RRC38857
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