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Title

Dish decorated with a single artemisia leaf

late 16th century


Artist

Jingdezhen ware

China


About

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.


Details


Place where the work was made

Jingdezhen Jiangxi Province China


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

243.1989


Artist information

Jingdezhen ware

Works in the collection

119


Place

Where the work was made
Jingdezhen