Chinese export porcelain dish


  • Title

    Chinese export porcelain dish

  • Associated people

    Fath ‘Ali Shah Qajar, King of Iran (ruled 1797 - 1834) (named on object)
  • Associated place

    China (place of creation)
    Iran (probable) (probable original location)
  • Date

    early 19th century
  • Material and technique

    porcelain, with polychrome overglaze enamels

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    a & b: 2.6 cm (height)
    a: 24.7 cm (diameter)
    b: 25 cm (diameter)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Mrs Johnson, 1992.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Allan W., James, ‘Isfahan, Canton, Etruria - Persia and the China Trade in the 18th and 19th Centuries’, ed. Sajid Rizvi, Eastern Art Report: Eastern Art in the Ashmolean Museum Oxford, Great Museums of the World, 4/2, (1995), p. 18, illus. p. 16 fig. 2

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