Chinese collection

Item LL 6641

Accession no: LL 6641
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Square plaque with stand
Materials: Porcelain with with enamel on biscuit decoration
Place made: China
Date made: Ming Dynasty, 16th -17th Century
Measurements: H. 23.2 cm

Description: Square plaque with designs moulded and applied in relief. Waves and conical rocks among which are growing three lotus flowers which support a seated figure of Kuan-Yin in the centre, which balustrade round her throne; on the sides are two smaller figures, one holding a fan (both restored). Porcelain with coloured glazes, with passages of unglazed biscuit. The plaque is mounted in a hard-wood stand to form a screen.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 10.