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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF.843

  • Description

    Porcelain saucer-shaped dish. The dish has a fine white body. There is a river scene containing a boat and two figures in the foreground, a pagoda in the middle distance in pale ink-like enamel, and the sun and slight details in red enamel in the centre of the interior. Pair with PDF 842.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 18thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 55 millimetres
    • Diameter: 200 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        mark
      • Inscription Position

        on base
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        雅雨堂製
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Yayu tang zhi
      • Inscription Translation

        Made for the Hall of Gentle Rain
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:

    PDF 843

    Dish with a river scene


    This dish is painted in ink-like black enamel, with a river scene showing a boat and two figures in the foreground and a pagoda in the middle distance. Some details are picked out in iron red. It is a pair with PDF 843. There is a four-character hallmark on the base (Yayu tang zhi ‘Made for the Hall of Gentle Rain’) in a single column in iron-red


    Porcelain with overglaze black and iron-red enamels
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800

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  • Bibliography

    • Pierson 2001 p. 52, no. 47 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989A p.117, Fig.3 bibliographic details
    • Lady David 1973 p.18, no.843 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1991 p.33, no.843 bibliographic details
    • Pierson & Barnes 2002 p.77, no.64 (and base) (pair with 842) bibliographic details
    • Wilson 1998 pp 102-103, no.41 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case32/sh7

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF.843

Saucer-shaped fine white porcelain dish. Decorated inside in pale ink-like enamel, with a river scene containing a boat and two figures in the foreground, a pagoda in the middle distance and the sun and slight details in red enamel. Pair with PDF 843.

Saucer-shaped fine white porcelain dish. Decorated inside in pale ink-like enamel, with a river scene containing a boat and two figures in the foreground, a pagoda in the middle distance and the sun and slight details in red enamel. Pair with PDF 843.

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