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Title

Dish with 'ruyi' design

1522-1566

Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Jingdezhen Jiangxi Province China
    Period
    Jiajing 1522 - 1566 Ming dynasty 1368 - 1644 → China
    Date
    1522-1566
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze enamels in the 'doucai' style
    Dimensions
    3.1 x 14.7 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Mr J.H. Myrtle 1990
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    227.1990
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Jingdezhen ware

    Works in the collection

    119

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    Judging by its quality, this small dish, with a delicately executed 'doucai' design of interlocking 'ruyi' lappets, was probably made early in the reign before standards declined as the Ming court was distracted by growing political and social problems. It is a direct copy of a Chenghua prototype.

    The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.118.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Jingdezhen

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

    • Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The Marvel of Porcelain', Sydney, 2003, 118 (colour illus.).

    • Julian Thompson, Orientations, 'Chinese Porcelain in the Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales', pg. 96-103, Hong Kong, Sep 2000, 100 (illus.; colour illus.). fig.6 and 6a (mark)

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