manufacturer: unknown

circa 1740
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bowl, large circular with raised, curved sides and slightly indented or fluted rim. A circular reserve in the bottom of the dish is decorated with rocks, shrubs and flowers and two pheasants, one in flight the other perched upon acentral rock. The wide border is segmented into six large compartments and six smaller ones each variously painted with flowers, rocks and potted plants. Each compartment is dilineated by double bars and the central reserve is ringed by two concentric circles. All of this decoration is executed in underglaze blue of intense depth. The underside of the dish is painted with trailed foliage; three concentric circles around the outside of the footring and one on the inside. Four large stiltmarks.
Imari export porcelain
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manufacturer: unknown
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Production date
circa 1740
Media description
porcelain, underglaze blue, hand-painted
69 x dia 354 mm
Measurement details
height: 69mm
width: 354mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
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