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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,A.795

  • Description

    Porcelain dish. Decorated in underglaze blue with yellow overglaze enamel ground. Inside the centre, a pair of fruiting peach branches within double ring. Around outside, scrolling morning glory flowers. There is a mark on the base.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1723-1735
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 54 millimetres
    • Diameter: 272 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        reign mark
      • Inscription Position

        on base
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Comment

        Yongzheng
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:

    PDF A795

    Dish with fruiting peach branches


    Nearly three hundred years of the Ming dynasty ended with the invasion of the Forbidden City by the Manchu army in AD1644. Qing dynasty imperial porcelains from Jingdezhen are characterised by a new fineness and a greater regularity of form. Qing emperors maintained an interest in past Chinese styles as evidenced by this blue-and-yellow dish with fruiting peach branches in early fifteenth century mode.


    Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration and yellow glaze
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period, AD 1723–35

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  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1975 Monochrome pl. 247 bibliographic details
    • Medley 1978 p.50, no.165 bibliographic details
    • Feng 2006 pp 75-76, no.A795 (colour p.64) bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case24/sh5

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,A.795

Porcelain dish. Decorated in underglaze blue with yellow overglaze enamel ground. Inside the centre, a pair of fruiting peach branches within double ring. Around outside, scrolling morning glory flowers. Mark on base.

Porcelain dish. Decorated in underglaze blue with yellow overglaze enamel ground. Inside the centre, a pair of fruiting peach branches within double ring. Around outside, scrolling morning glory flowers. Mark on base.

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