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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.509

  • Description

    Porcelain dish with rounded sides. The dish has uneven blue glaze. There is a five-clawed dragon among clouds in centre, with two other dragons chasing a flaming pearl round the sides, and two dragons above a lotus panel border on the back. There is a mark on the base in underglaze blue.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1644-1661
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 44 millimetres
    • Diameter: 249 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        reign mark
      • Inscription Position

        on base
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        大清順治年製
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Da Qing Shunzi nian zhi
      • Inscription Translation

        Made in the Qing dynasty, Shunzi reign
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing Shunzhi 1644-1661Room 95 label text:

    PDF 509

    Dish with blue glaze


    Potters first incised a five-clawed dragon among clouds in centre, with two other dragons chasing a flaming pearl round the sides. Outside it is incised with two dragons above a lotus panel border. The base carries an underglaze blue Shunzhi period mark.


    Porcelain with incised design, underglaze blue mark, transparent and blue glazes
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, Shunzhi mark and period, AD 1644–1661PDF 509

    蓝釉盘


    此盤底心飾刻劃一條五爪雲龍紋,內壁飾雙龍戲珠紋,外壁劃飾蓮托雙龍紋。外底書釉下青花順治年款。


    瓷器,劃花,釉下青花款,透明藍釉
    江西省景德镇
    清代,顺治时期,顺治款,1644-1661年

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1973 p.12, no.509 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989 p.12, no.509 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 2002 p.82, no.81 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G95/dc46/sh3

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    Purchased by Sir Percival David from Bluett & Sons on 17th January 1934. Listed in Bluett & Sons Sales Day Book (SDB) vol. 14, p.326, 2177. £45. Bluett's purchased this dish from Tonying, 11th December 1933.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.509

Porcelain dish with rounded sides. Uneven blue glaze. Five-clawed dragon among clouds in centre, with two other dragons chasing a flaming pearl round the sides. Two dragons above a lotus panel border on the back. Mark on base in underglaze blue.

Porcelain dish with rounded sides. Uneven blue glaze. Five-clawed dragon among clouds in centre, with two other dragons chasing a flaming pearl round the sides. Two dragons above a lotus panel border on the back. Mark on base in underglaze blue.

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