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    Porcelain dish. The dish has a white body and deep cobalt blue glaze, almost white at the rim, and white glaze on the base. There is an inscription on the base.

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    • 1662-1722
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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 53 millimetres
    • Diameter: 277 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

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        Xuande mark
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Ming Xuande or Qing KangxiRoom 95 label text:

    PDF A500

    Dish with blue glaze

    This dish is covered with a monochrome blue glaze. This is high-fired and coloured with cobalt-oxide. The base carries an apocryphal Xuande reign mark.

    Porcelain with cobalt-blue and transparent glazes
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1662–1722


  • Bibliography

    • Medley 1973 p.28, no.A500 bibliographic details
    • Scott 1989 p.29, no.A500 bibliographic details
    • Pierson 2002 p.95, no.105 (blue dish) bibliographic details
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Porcelain dish covered inside and outside with deep cobalt blue glaze and almost white at the rim. Plain white base with inscription.

Porcelain dish covered inside and outside with deep cobalt blue glaze and almost white at the rim. Plain white base with inscription.

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