04 janvier 2015

Blue-and-white dish with a kylin, or horned creature, Yuan dynasty, 2nd half of the 14th century

Blue-and-white dish with a kylin, or horned creature, Yuan dynasty, 2nd half of the 14th century. Jingdezhen kilns, porcelain, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue, 7.7 cm (height), 45.7 cm (diameter), at foot 31 cm estimated (diameter). Bequeathed by Professor A. H. Sayce, 1933. Accession no. EAX.1707. Ashmolean Museum © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford