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 843.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 55 millimetres
- Diameter: 200 millimetres
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationYayu tang zhi
Inscription TranslationMade for the Hall of Gentle Rain
Published PDF date : Qing 18thCRoom 95 label text:
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 842. There is a four-character hallmark on the base雅雨堂製 (Yayu tang zhi ‘Made for the Hall of Gentle Rain’) in a single column in iron-red.
Porcelain with overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1800
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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Object reference number: RRC39173
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