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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Porcelain dish. Covered front and back with blue glaze. Plain white glaze on base, with inscription.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1522-1566
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 38 millimetres
    • Diameter: 193 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Comment

        Jiajing mark and period
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : 16th centuryRoom 95 label text:

    PDF A588

    Dish with blue glaze

    This dish is covered with a high-fired monochrome blue glaze. The base carries an underglaze blue six-character Jiajing reign mark.

    Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue mark, transparent and blue glazes
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period, AD 1522–66


  • Bibliography

    • Scott & Kerr 1994 p.18, no.8 bibliographic details
    • Medley 1973 p.43, no.A588 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989 p.43, no.A588 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 2002 p.61, 44 (blue dish) bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G95/dc44/sh3

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    PDF card: Acquired 1952. Elphinstone Gift. Dominic Jellinek. Bluett & Sons Archive. September 30th 1930. 0925: £15.

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  • Registration number


Porcelain dish. Covered front and back with blue glaze. Plain white glaze on base, with inscription.

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