- Museum number
Porcelain miniature dish. The dish has a fine white eggshell body. There is an immortal, standing on waves and bearing a wand with Daoist attributes, accompanied by a deer, in opaque 'famille rose' palette enamel in the centre of the interior.
- Production date
- 1723-1735 (but later enamels)
Diameter: 78 millimetres
Height: 19 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Published PDF date : Qing Yongzheng 1723-1735
Room 95 label text:
Dish with a female immortal in a boat
This Yongzheng mark and period dish was later enamelled in the late Qing dynasty or Republican era in China to make it more appealing to collectors. Porcelain decorators painted an immortal standing on waves and bearing a ruyi sceptre, accompanied by a deer.
Porcelain with underglaze cobalt-blue and fencai (powdered colours)
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign and period, AD 1723–1735 (porcelain); about 1900–1949 (painting)
- On display (G95/dc33/sh8)
- Acquisition notes
- PDF card: Previous owner: Al Capone Collection, Chicago, Illinois.
- Registration number