Hexagonal dish with hydrangea and cicada, Ming Dynasty, Tianqi-Chongzhen Period, 1621-1644

Hexagonal dish with hydrangea and cicada, Ming Dynasty, Tianqi-Chongzhen Period, 1621-1644, Jingdezhen kilns, porcelain, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue, and polychrome overglaze enamels; 2.7 cm (height), 14.2 cm max. (diameter), at foot 7.7 cm (diameter). Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. EA1978.1151. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford