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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    PDF,C.647

  • Description

    Porcelain dish with wide flattened rim. There are two small figures crossing a bridge in a watery landscape in a double circle in underglaze blue in the centre, and six cross-patterned circles on the rim. There is an inscription on the base.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1628-1644
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 25 millimetres
    • Diameter: 146 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        On the base
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Content

        寅生佳製
      • Inscription Transliteration

        Yinsheng jiazhi
      • Inscription Translation

        Finely made by Yinsheng
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Ming Tianqi 1621-1627Room 95 label text:

    PDF C647

    Blue-and-white dish with a riverscape


    This dish has shallow sides and a flattened rim. The centre is painted with two figures crossing a bridge against a riverscape. On the left side are six pattened roundels. There is a four-character inscription reading寅生佳製 (Yinsheng jiazhi ‘Finely made by Yinsheng’) in a double circle on the base.


    Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Ming dynasty, about AD 1621–1644

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  • Bibliography

    • Pierson 2004 p.111, no.C647 bibliographic details
    • Medley 1976 p.81, no.C647 bibliographic details
    • Wilson 1998 pp 62-63, no.21 bibliographic details
  • Location

    G95/case23/sh4

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    Margaret Medley 1976 records: Acquired in 1966. PDF card: Acquired S Marchant & Sons for £18 in 1966.

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    PDF,C.647

Porcelain dish with wide flattened rim. Underglaze blue in the centre with two small figures crossing a bridge in a watery landscape in a double circle. Six cross-patterned circles on the rim. Inscription on base.

Porcelain dish with wide flattened rim. Underglaze blue in the centre with two small figures crossing a bridge in a watery landscape in a double circle. Six cross-patterned circles on the rim. Inscription on base.

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