28 janvier 2016

Dish in the form of a peach with willow, butterfly, and peaches, Ming Dynasty, Chongzheng Period, 1630 - 1644

Dish in the form of a peach with willow, butterfly, and peaches, Ming Dynasty, Chongzheng Period, 1630 - 1644, Jingdezhen kilns for Japanese market, porcelain, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue, and polychrome overglaze enamels; iron-brown painting on the rim; 1.9 cm (height), 14.5 cm max. (diameter), at foot 6.5 cm (diameter). Gift of Gerald Reitlinger, 1978. EA1978.1061 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford