Plate

Porcelain plate with a blue and green leaf pattern and golden band around the rim. The central decoration depicts a male dressed-up figure in a dancing pose on a tiled floor below a beamed ceiling amidst a two-line Dutch inscription "weg gekke actionisten".
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  • Porcelain plate with a blue and green leaf pattern and golden band around the rim. The central decoration depicts a male dressed-up figure in a dancing pose on a tiled floor below a beamed ceiling amidst a two-line Dutch inscription "weg gekke actionisten".

Date:

c. 1721/25

Artist:

China

About this artwork

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European Decorative Art

Title

Plate

Origin

Jingdezhen

Date

1716–1730

Medium

Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome enamels and gilding

Inscriptions

"Weg/Gekke/ Actio-nisten"; label on back "COLBURN/53"; "15646/ Away foolish Shareholders"

Dimensions

H. 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.); diam. 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frederick S. Colburn

Reference Number

1958.268

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