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armorial plate bearing the arms of Wood of Islington, Middlesex

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Title armorial plate bearing the arms of Wood of Islington, Middlesex
Collection Artworld: Oriental Museum
Date 1740 CE (circa)
Description Export ware plate, part of an English armorial service.
Very finely potted porcelain plate with a narrow unglazed foot rim. The plate is decorated inside in coloured overglaze enamels and gilt with a coat of arms with wolf crest in the centre, surrounded by two narrow bands of spearhead border, one around the rim and the other around the side of the bowl. The plate is covered with an even translucent glaze, except for the foot rim.
Description Source Legeza, I.L. 1972. Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Malcolm Macdonald Collection of Chinese Ceramics in the Gulbenkian Museum of Oriental Art and Archaeology, University of Durham. London: Oxford University Press, p. 80
Cultural Context Chinese
Id Number Current Accession 1969.29
Id Number Former Accession MacDonald cat. 388
Location Creation Site Zhonghua, Jiangxi, Jingdezhen
Location Current Repository The Oriental Museum
Subject receptacle/vessel, plate
Measurements 227 x 42 x 227 mm
Context The arms of Wood of Islington, Middlesex.
Context Source OMDB
Rights Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved
Rights Owner OM
Style Period Qing Dynasty, Qianlong
Work Type plate



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