Blue-and-white dish with a kylin, or horned creature

On display

Details

  • Title

    Blue-and-white dish with a kylin, or horned creature

  • Associated place

    Jingdezhen kilns (place of creation)
  • Date

    2nd half of the 14th century
  • Material and technique

    porcelain, with underglaze painting in cobalt-blue

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    7.7 cm (height)
    45.7 cm (diameter)
    at foot 31 cm estimated (diameter)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Professor A. H. Sayce, 1933.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 38 | China from AD 800
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EAX.1707

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Glossary of terms

porcelain

underglaze painting

Further reading

Garner, Harry, Oriental Blue and White, Faber Monographs on Pottery and Porcelain (London: Faber and Faber, 1954), p. 17, pl. 8a

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