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Chinese saucer dish with sprays of flowers and fruit

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An image of Saucer dish. In the centre is a flowering spray of 'morning glory', in the border within double circles in blue, are four sprays of flowers and fruit. On the outside of the dish is a well filled border of flowers and leaves. Decorated in underglaze blue on a yellow enamel ground, height 5.1 cm, diameter 26.3 cm, 1488-1505. Hung Chih period. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Chinese.

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Saucer dish. In the centre is a flowering spray of 'morning glory', in the border within double circles in blue, are four sprays of flowers and fruit. On the outside of the dish is a well filled border of flowers and leaves. Decorated in underglaze blue on a yellow enamel ground, height 5.1 cm, diameter 26.3 cm, 1488-1505. Hung Chih period. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Chinese.

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  • Accession Number: C.5-1955
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3D II-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 914 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 701.81kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2009:05:11 19:47:28

Key words

blue ceramics Chinese Convolvulus dish enamel enamelled Fitz_AA floral flowers fruits glazed Hung Chih period Ming Dynasty Morning Glory porcelain saucer dish spray studio ceramics underglaze yellow

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