Chinese collection

Item LL 6059

Accession no: LL 6059
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Plate
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille rose style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng (1723-1735 AD)
Measurements: H. 2.5 cm, D. 20.7 cm

Description: Plate, one of a pair (to LL 6058), of egg-shell porcelain, painted in famille rose enamels. Inside, a medallion with lady and children grouped in front of a table and vases. On the sides, a blue matting diaper pattern. On the rim, a band of pink hexagon diaper, broken by three panels with fruit and flowers. On the reverse, the sides are covered with ruby-red enamel; and the rim decorated with swastika fret pattern in light and dark ruby-pink, interrupted by three etched medallions with dragon and scrolls.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 525.