Porcelain dish with lobed sides and bracket-lobed rim. Underglaze blue with flower spray in each lobe outside . Similar flower sprays inside cavetto, with ogival roundel with three scrolling flowers in centre. Band of scrolling ruyi and leaves on rim. Unglazed base.
- Made in: Jingdezhen
- (Asia,China,Jiangxi (province),Jingdezhen)
- Height: 29 millimetres
- Diameter: 198 millimetres
Published PDF date : Ming 15th centuryRoom 95 label text:
Dish with flowers
Potters at Jingdezhen made what many consider to be the finest blue-and-white porcelains ever achieved in the the Yongle emperor’s reign for the court. These have a lustrous quality never before accomplished and despite numerous attempts never successfully imitated.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue decoration
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Ming dynasty, Yongle period, AD1403–1424
PDF card: Acquired from Yamanaka inn June 1938 for £35.
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Object reference number: RRC39947
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