Porcelain dish. There is a blossoming bough of prunus intertwined with sprays of tree peony, with two hovering butterflies in 'famille rose' palette enamel on the interior. Pair with PDF895.
- 1723-1735 (porcelain)
- 1912-1949 (painting)
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 27 millimetres
- Diameter: 116 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription CommentSix-character Yongzheng mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
Dish with later enamels
This Yongzheng mark and period dish was later enamelled in the late Qing dynasty or Republican era in China to make it more appealing to collectors. Porcelain painters added prunus intertwined with sprays of tree peony, with two hovering butterflies.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and fencai (powdered colours)
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD 1723–1735 (porcelain); about 1900–1949 (painting)
PDF card: Elphinstone Collection. Dominic Jellinek. Bluett & Sons Archive. May 30th 1929. The Liddell Collection of Old Chinese Porcelain. No.129: £40.
Porcelain saucer. Decorated inside in 'famille rose' enamels on a white ground, with a blossoming bough of the prunus intertwined with sprays of tree peony, with two hovering butterflies. Pair with PDF895.
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