Porcelain miniature dish. The dish has a fine white eggshell body. There is an immortal, standing on waves and bearing a wand with Daoist attributes, accompanied by a deer, in opaque 'famille rose' palette enamel in the centre of the interior.
- 1723-1735 (but later enamels)
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 19 millimetres
- Diameter: 78 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Qing Yongzheng nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign
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 a female immortal in a boat
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 decorators painted an immortal standing on waves and bearing a ruyi sceptre, accompanied by a deer.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and fencai (powdered colours)
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign and period, AD 1723–1735 (porcelain); about 1900–1949 (painting)
PDF card: Previous owner: Al Capone Collection, Chicago, Illinois.
Miniature porcelain saucer. Fine white eggshell porcelain decorated in delicate 'famille rose' opaque enamels, inside with the design of a fairy standing on waves and bearing a wand with Daoist attributes, accompanied by a deer.
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Object reference number: RRC39164
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