Chinese collection

Item LL 6416
view of back of dish of item LL 6416

Accession no: LL 6416
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Dish
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 3 cm, D. 20.5 cm

Description: Saucer dish, one of a pair (to LL 6415), painted in purplish blue. In the centre, a dragon emerging from waves and another in clouds above. Border of plum blossom and wave pattern. On the reverse, a band of waves and dragons.

Mark of the Chenghua period (1465-1487 AD) in six characters in a double ring, but the dish is of Kangxi date.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 174.