Glazed Ming Dynasty Offering Dish


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Object Description

A finely modelled Chinese Ming Dynasty glazed pottery offering dish. The plate, stacked with neatly arranged fruits, is rendered a meticulous manner, with incised details and a lustrous dark green glaze. Such terracotta compositions would have been made for funerary purposes, buried with the deceased in the belief that he or she could enjoy their favourite foods in the afterlife.

Date: Circa 1368-1644 AD
Period: Ming Dynasty

Object History

The C. Roger Moss OBE collection. The late C. Roger Moss OBE was a renowned art collector who, throughout the years, thanks to his determination and enthusiasm, was able to create an outstanding collection of artworks, most prominently from China and the Orient, but also from other cultures.

Object Condition

Fine, glossy and vivid glaze. One chip to one side of the dish.

Object Details

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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