Square condiment porcelain dish with straight sides. Swatow-type colouring, with overglaze enamels in black border on turquoise band at rim, and bird on prunus tree in red, turquoise, yellow and black enamels in centre. Unglazed foot. Pair with A723.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 23 millimetres
- Width: 90 millimetres
- Depth: 90 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Square dish with a bird in a plum tree
Although this style of spontaneous painting is often associated with Fujian it was also used at Jingdezhen for lower quality non-imperial wares.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark and overglaze enamels
Probably Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, about AD 1621–1627
On display: G95/dc29/sh6
Square condiment porcelain dish with straight sides. Swatow-type colouring, with overglaze enamels in black border on turquoise band at rim, and bird on prunus tree in red, turquoise, yellow and black enamels in centre. Unglazed foot. Pair with A722.
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Object reference number: RRC39630
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