Dish with figures from the novel The Water Margin

On display


  • Title

    Dish with figures from the novel The Water Margin

  • Associated place

    China (place of creation)
  • Date

    1660 - 1720
  • Material and technique

    porcelain, with famille verte overglaze enamels

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    2.8 cm (height)
    20.3 cm (diameter)
    at foot 13.2 cm (diameter)
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  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by J. Francis Mallett, 1947.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 35 | West meets East
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Vainker, Shelagh, ‘Luxuries or Not? Consumption of Silk and Porcelain in Eighteenth-Century China’, Maxine Berg and Elizabeth Heger, Luxury in the Eighteenth Century (Houndmills (Basingstoke) and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003), pp. 210 & 218, pl. 33

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