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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.230.10
Title
Circular Dish with Vertical Sides and Scrolling Floral Decor on the Exterior
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
Yongzheng period, 1723-1735
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Period
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/185034
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Enameled ware: porcelain with incised decoration and with an even coating of overglaze yellow enamel; with underglaze cobalt-blue mark reading "Da Qing Yongzheng nian zhi" within a double circle on the base
Dimensions
H. 3.2 x Diam. 14.6 cm (1 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: underside of dish, center, six-character reign mark written in underglaze cobalt blue within a double circle: "Da Qing Yongzheng nian zhi" (Made in the great Qing dynasty during the year of the Emperor Yongzheng)
Provenance
David Berg, New York (by 1999), bequest; to Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University, 1999.

Note:
David Berg (1904–1999)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of David Berg, Esq.
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.230.10
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting: Asian Acquisitions 1990-1999, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 03/11/2000 - 11/05/2000

Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Paintings from China, Korea, and Japan, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/25/2000 - 08/26/2001

Downtime, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 04/28/2007 - 04/20/2008

Re-View: S228-230 Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/31/2008 - 06/01/2013

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