An image of Dish with floral decoration

Jingdezhen ware

(China  – )

Dish with floral decoration

Location
Not on display
Further information

The dish is decorated in 'rouge de fer' (iron red) on both the interior and the exterior with patternized floral motifs. There is a central roundel of a formal arrangement of five blossoms and foliage inside dish. On the exterior are six similar flowers, with another three pairs of blossoms in smaller scale scattered in between them. Double lines are drawn surrounding the decoration and at the mouth of the dish. The smooth porcelain body has fired to a pale orange where exposed at the foot rim. A mark with six characters written on the base reads, "Made in the Yongzheng period of the Great Qing dynasty".

Asian Art Deptartment, AGNSW, June 2001.

Place of origin
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China
Period
China: Qing dynasty 1644–1911, Yongzheng 1723–1735
Year
1723-1735
Media
Ceramic
Medium
porcelain with 'rouge de fer' (iron red) decoration
Dimensions
3.1 x 14.7 cm
Credit
Gift from the J.H. Myrtle Collection 2001
Accession number
338.2001