A turquoise glazed blue dish


Kangxi Period (1661 – 1722), Qing Dynasty, China

康熙時期 (1661 – 1722), 清代, 中國

Diameter: 12.3 cm, 4.84 inches

直徑:12.3 釐米

Height: 2.8 cm, 1.10 inches

高: 2.8 釐米

This small dish has transparent turquoise glaze applied directly to the biscuit. The dish rests on a short circular foot ring, the side of the body rising vertically moulded into a repeating lotus leaf design, to a flat scalloped rim. The bottom of the dish is left unglazed.

Similar Examples

Similar Example: See a 17th century turquoise glazed dish held in the British Museum. http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=3181505&partId=1&searchText=turquoise+glazed+Qing&page=1

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