- Museum number
Porcelain saucer-shaped dish with rounded sides and narrow foot-rim. There is a figure of a bearded scholar seated on a large rock beneath a pine tree, watching two roosters fighting in pale enamel on the interior.
- Production date
Diameter: 201 millimetres
Height: 40 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Published PDF date : Qing early 18thC
Room 95 label text:
Dish with a figure of a bearded scholar
This dish is decorated in pale enamels with the figure of a bearded scholar seated on a large rock beneath a pine tree, watching two roosters fighting. There is a six-character Chenghua mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base. The seal inside the dish reads 片石 (pianshi ‘sliver of stone’) on the inside.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, about AD 1700–1730
- On display (G95/dc32/sh8)
- Acquisition notes
- Lady David 1973 records: From the Eumorfopoulos Collection, "Catalogue", Vol V, No. E120, and pl. 21.
PDF card: Emorfopoulos Collection, No. E120.
- Registration number