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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.508

  • Description

    Porcelain dish with rounded sides. The dish has blue glaze. There is an inscription on the base, and a firing crack on the foot ring.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1573-1620
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 48 millimetres
    • Diameter: 210 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        reign mark
      • Inscription Position

        on base
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        大明萬里年製
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Da Ming Wanli nian zhi
      • Inscription Translation

        Made in the Ming dynasty, Wanli reign
      • Inscription Comment

        Wanli mark and period
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Ming Wanli 1573-1620Room 95 label text:

    PDF 508

    Dish with blue glaze


    This dish is covered with a high-fired monochrome blue glaze. It is incised on the base with a Wanli reign mark.


    Porcelain with incised decoration, transparent and blue glazes
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Ming dynasty, Wanli mark and period, AD 1573–1620

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1973 p.12, no.508 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989 p.12, no.508 bibliographic details
    • Scott & Kerr 1994 p.18, no.9 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case44/sh2

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    PDF card: missing

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.508

Porcelain dish with rounded sides. Blue glaze. Inscription on base. Firing crck on foot ring.

Porcelain dish with rounded sides. Blue glaze. Inscription on base. Firing crck on foot ring.

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