Chinese collection

Item LL 32
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Accession no: LL 32
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Dish
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 5.4 cm, D. 37.6 cm

Description: Dish with flat rim and wavy edge. Painted in famille verte enamels with gilding. In the middle, a landscape, rocks and pine tree, and two horsemen with attendants in combat. On the rim is a brocade pattern of red quatrefoil diaper. On the reverse the sides are engraved with a composite pattern and painted with three floral sprays. Mark, a leaf, and incised mark of the Dresden Collection.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 439.