Ceramic: Dish

Description
One round shaped, white and blue ceramic dish. Shallow dish with a shallow base. A light blue underglaze with darker blue painted details. On the outside of the dish is a series of eight designs bordered by two thin lines under the rim of the dish and a band of abstract pattern at the base. On the inside of the dish is an abstract botanical pattern bordered by a thin line under the rim, with a landscape image and two figures enclosed in a circle, bordered by two thin lines in the centre. Inscription on bottom: 大明萬曆年製 ‘made during the Wanli period of the Ming Dynasty’.
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Provenance details
Present from Beijing Palace Museum in 1959.
Measurements
Diameter: 142.43mm (5 5/8")
Other Id
C1959.5
61/59
661
Catalogue number
C1959.5
Accession number
1959.61.4

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