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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.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 54 millimetres
- Diameter: 272 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735Room 95 label text:
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
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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Object reference number: RRC39710
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