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An image of Dish decorated with a single artemisia leaf by Jingdezhen ware
Alternate image of Dish decorated with a single artemisia leaf by Jingdezhen ware

Jingdezhen ware

(China  – )

Title
Dish decorated with a single artemisia leaf
Place of origin
JingdezhenJiangxi ProvinceChina
Period
Ming dynasty 1368 - 1644 → China
Year
late 16th century
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Dimensions

2.0 x 15.2 cm

Credit
Gift of Graham E. Fraser 1989
Accession number
243.1989
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.