Chinese collection

Item LL 6424

Accession no: LL 6424
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Plate
Materials: Porcelain with underglaze powder blue and overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 1.5 cm, D. 22.2 cm

Description: Plate with powder-blue ground and panels painted in famille verte enamels. In the centre, a six-sided medallion with a bird on a branch of a flowering fruit tree. On the rim, four oblong reserves with flowering plants and insects. Gilt floral sprays on the blue ground.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 475.