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Title

Plate decorated with castle and landscape scene

circa 1790s

Artist

Export ware

China

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    China
    Date
    circa 1790s
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    porcelain with underglaze blue and gilding
    Dimensions
    4.7 x 21.2 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Elisabeth M. Smith 2002
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    290.2002
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Export ware

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    [This] dish is an example of Chinese porcelain made at Jingdezhen, transported to Nanjing, then to Canton for shipment to England. The ware was extremely popular, often known by the name Nankin ware. The piece was decorated at Jingdezhen, but the gilding would have been added in England.

    Asian Art Department, AGNSW, 15 October 2002.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

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