An image of Dish decorated with a single artemisia leaf

Jingdezhen ware

(China  – )

Dish decorated with a single artemisia leaf

Location
Not on display
Further information

This Ming piece exemplifies the Japanese taste in ceramics: a sparse, casual design combined with the technical defect of an "insect eaten" (mushikiu) rim where the glaze reveals the body and spots.

Asian Art Dept., AGNSW, June 1989.

Place of origin
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China
Period
China: Ming dynasty 1368–1644
Year
late 16th century
Media
Ceramic
Medium
porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Dimensions
2.0 x 15.2 cm
Credit
Gift of Graham E. Fraser 1989
Accession number
243.1989