Aug 25, 2021
Aug 25, 2021
Aug 25, 2021

Fishermen Plate

Fishermen Plate

c. 1730

Egg-shell porcelain with famille rose enamel overglaze decoration

Diameter: 3.6 x 21 cm (1 7/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Dudley P. Allen Fund 2021.146

Location

Did you know?

The labels on the plate’s base testify the plate was in the former Garland and the Morgan collections.

Description

The plate shows four fishermen holding nets and creel. The plate was made during the Yongzheng reign known for its fine porcelain decoration in famille rose colors. Similar scenes of fishermen on paintings of the Ming and Qing period illustrate the popularity of the theme and its adoption by craftsmen and potters.

See also

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@clevelandart.org.

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email imageservices@clevelandart.org.