- Museum number
Pair of saucer-shaped porcelain dishes with rounded sides and deep foot. The dishes have a fine white body. There is a scholar, possibly one of the 'Zhu lin qi xian' (The Seven Worthies of the Bamboo Grove), gazing at a small clump of bamboo beside a rock on the interior.
- Production date
Diameter: 158 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Published PDF date : Qing early 18thC
Room 95 label text:
Pair of dishes with landscape scenes
This pair of dishes is painted inside with a scholar gazing at bamboo plants. He may be one of the 竹林七仙 (Zhu lin qi xian ‘The Seven Worthies of the Bamboo Grove’). There is a seal which reads 竹居 (zhuju ‘Bamboo retreat’). There is a six-character apocryphal Chenghua mark in a double circle in underglaze blue on the base.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and overglaze enamels
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, AD 1700–1722
- On display (G95/dc32/sh8)
- Acquisition notes
- Lady David 1973 records: From the Russell Collection.
PDF card: Russell Collection.
- Registration number