Porcelain dish with rounded sides, straight rim, and tapering footring. There is a peach tree with linzhi fungus within a double-circled roundel in red overglaze enamel in the centre of the interior, a petal band above the footring, and four fruiting peach branches on the exterior. There is a mark in red enamel on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 30 millimetres
- Diameter: 147 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Jiajing nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Jiajing reign
Inscription CommentSix-character Jiajing mark in a double circle in red enamel on the base
Published PDF date : Ming Jiajing 1522-1566Room 95 label text:
Dish with fruiting peach tree
This dish is decorated over the glaze with a design of fruiting peach tree and longevity fungus inside and with four fruiting branches outside all in iron-red. The base has a six-character iron- red Jiajing reign mark.
Porcelain decorated in iron-red
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD 1522–1566 (later painted)
Porcelain saucer with rounded sides, straight rim, and tapering footring. Red overglaze enamel decoration. Peach tree with linzhi fungus within a double-circled roundel on inside centre. Four fruiting peach branches on exterior; petal band above the footring. Mark on base in red enamel.
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Object reference number: RRC39068
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