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Updated: 14 April 2015
Porcelain dish. Underglaze blue with stylised leaf sprays around sides and inside with central roundel with a white hare staring at the moon in a garden landscape, including rock, flowers and lingzhi fungus tree. Band of rocks and trees with a single bird around cavetto. There is an inscription on the base. Closely related to PDF675.
- 1601 (Dated)
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 27 millimetres
- Diameter: 137 millimetres
Inscription PositionOn the base
Inscription Content萬曆辛丑 年造
Inscription TransliterationWanli xinchou nian zao
Inscription TranslationMade in the xinchou year of the Wanli reign [AD 1601]
Published PDF date : Ming Wanli 1573-1620Room 95 label text:
Blue-and-white dish with a white rabbit in a landscape
This dish is decorated with a white rabbit in a landscape. The dish carries a dated mark on the base which reads萬曆辛丑 年造(Wanli xinchou nian zao ‘Made in the xinchou year of the Wanli reign [AD 1601]) in underglaze blue on the base.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli period, dated equivalent to AD 1601
Porcelain dish. Underglaze blue with stylised leaf sprays around sides and inside with central roundel with a white hare staring at the moon in a garden landscape, including rock, flowers and lingzhi fungus tree. Band of rocks and trees with a single bird around cavetto. Inscription on base. Closely related to PDF675.
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Object reference number: RRC39584
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