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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Porcelain dish with rounded sides and everted rim. The dish has blue glaze on front, back and base. There is a mark in underglaze blue on the base.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1522-1566
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 18 millimetres
    • Diameter: 76 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        reign mark
      • Inscription Position

        on base
      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Content

      • Inscription Transliteration

        Da Ming Jiajing nian zhi
      • Inscription Translation

        Made in the Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign
      • Inscription Comment

        Jiajing mark and period
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 502

    Dish with blue glaze

    This saucer-dish is covered with a high-fired monochrome blue glaze. The base carries an underglaze blue six-character Jiajing reign mark.

    Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, transparent and blue glazes
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Ming dynasty, Jiajing period, AD 1522–66


  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1973 p.11, no.502 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989 p.11, no.502 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G95/dc44/sh3

  • Acquisition name

  • Department


  • Registration number


Porcelain saucer with rounded sides and everted rim. Blue glaze on front, back and base. Mark on base in underglaze blue.

Porcelain saucer with rounded sides and everted rim. Blue glaze on front, back and base. Mark on base in underglaze blue.

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