Chinese collection

Item LL 6760

Accession no: LL 6760
Object type: ceramic
Name: Deep dish
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille rose style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng (1723-1735 AD)
Measurements: H. 5.5 cm, D. 36 cm

Description: Deep dish with flat rim, painted in famille rose enamels with gilding. In the centre is a design of flowering sprays. On the sides, a brocade pattern of green curled scrolls, strewn with blossoms in colour, and four medallions with floral sprays. On the rim, flowers and fruit - including pomegranate, finger citron, and peach. Four fungus sprays on the bottom.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 524.