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Updated: 14 April 2015
Rectangular porcelain dish. Underglaze blue with four panels of fruiting peach sprays outside and panels of flower sprays inside. Panel with two flowers and leaves in the centre. There is an inscription on the base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 31 millimetres
- Width: 74 millimetres
Inscription Typereign mark
Inscription Positionon base
Inscription TransliterationDa Ming Wanli nian zhi
Inscription TranslationMade in the Great Ming dynasty Wanli period
Published PDF date : Ming Wanli 1573-1620Room 95 label text:
Rectangular dish with peach sprays
This rectangular dish is painted with peach sprays. The base carries a Wanli reign mark in underglaze blue. Cobalt pigment used for imperial wares during the second half of the sixteenth century has a distinctive strong, dark, and even tone.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Wanli mark and period, AD 1573–1620
Rectangular porcelain dish. Underglaze blue with four panels of fruiting peach sprays outside and panels of flower sprays inside. Panel with two flowers and leaves in the centre. Inscription on base.
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Object reference number: RRC39559
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