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A2453 Plate, export ware, porcelain, maker unknown, made in China, late Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 or early Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911. Click to enlarge.

Chinese export ware plate found in East Africa

Made in China, Asia, Early Qing Dynasty.

Shallow bowl glaze in blue grey with painted glaze decoration of stylised Arabic script, stylised chrysanthemums and foliage. The repetitive design is broken into two sections, centre and rim, by two sets of concentric circles.

Summary

Object No.

A2453

Object Statement

Plate, export ware, porcelain, maker unknown, made in China, late Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 or early Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911

Physical Description

Shallow bowl glaze in blue grey with painted glaze decoration of stylised Arabic script, stylised chrysanthemums and foliage. The repetitive design is broken into two sections, centre and rim, by two sets of concentric circles.

Marks

Possibly stamped under base the letter 'D'. Stylised Arabic script in decoration.

Dimensions

Height

49 mm

Production

Notes

The dish was made for export in China during the late Ming Dynasty 1368-1644 or early Qing Dynasty 1644-1911.

Made

China, Asia Early Qing Dynasty

Designed

China, Asia

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1922

Acquisition Date

4 July 1922

Cite this Object

Harvard

Chinese export ware plate found in East Africa 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 22 September 2019, <https://ma.as/174989>

Wikipedia

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