Dish with single fish motif
- Other titles:
- Dish with moulded fish in centre enamelled orange, and with a 'hole bottom' foot
- Upper Asian gallery
- Further information
The small 'hole bottom' dish decorated with a single fish, cleverly painted in iron glaze to stimulate a goldfish colour, must have been very popular. Large numbers have been excavated at sites throughout Southeast Asia, predominately in the Philippines at sites in southern Luzon and Manila.
The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.137.
- Place of origin
- China: Ming dynasty 1368–1644
- circa 1400
late 14th century-early 15th century
- porcelain with underglaze blue decoration, unglazed fish painted with a brown iron wash, recessed 'hole-bottom' base
- 3.5 x 12.0cm
- Signature & date
- Not signed. Not dated.
- Gift of Anthony Odillo Maher 1998
- Accession number