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Collections > Ceramics > Soup-plate
The centre painted in black monochrome of a pastoral lakeside scene with a bridge connecting an island in the middle of the lake to the far shore, upon which a man rides a donkey and a woman is wearing a yoke supporting two baskets, and in the far distance, houses and trees, including a house on stilts at the lakeside. The flaring rim is decorated with panels of various flowers - magnolia, jonquils, and lotus against a background of formal gilt ornament.
Size: Diameter: 21.5 cm.
Object Type: plate
Period: Qing Dynasty
Actual Date: c. 1692
Century: 17th - 18th century
Museum Accession Number: X.5615