Porcelain dish with low flaring sides. Underglaze blue with watery landscape in various tones of blue with rocks, trees, flying birds, a pagoda and fishermen in a boat in the centre. Three bamboo sprays around the sides. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 17 millimetres
- Diameter: 125 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Xuande nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Ming dynasty, Xuande reign
Published PDF date : Ming 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Blue-and-white dish with a riverscape
The base carries an apocryphal six-character Xuande mark in underglaze blue. This mark is used as an indication of quality as the design is entirely later in the Ming dynasty.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, about AD 1540–1600
On display: G95/dc22/sh3
Porcelain dish with low flaring sides. Underglaze blue with watery landscape in various tones of blue with rocks, trees, flying birds, a pagoda and fishermen in a boat in the centre. Three bamboo sprays around the sides. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39606
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