Object photography

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Object description

  • Chinese artist
  • Lotus-shaped dish, 1723-1735
  • Ceramic, porcelain with citrus yellow glaze
  • China
  • H: 2 3/8 in, dia.: 11 1/2 in (H: 6.0 cm, dia.: 29.2 cm)
  • Gift of Thomas Richards, 1983
  • E81634


Inscribed with Chinese Mark on base "Yong Zheng"


China Trade Museum Collection


This porcelain dish, with a citrus yellow glaze, is shaped like a lotus. The base of the dish is footed. There is a six character mark of Yong Zheng on the base bordered with a double blue line.

Exhibition History

  • Perfect Imbalance, Exploring Chinese Aesthetics, Peabody Essex Museum; March 11, 2009 through January 31, 2013