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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1940.209
Title
Circular Bowl with Flaring Lip and Dragon Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
Jiajing period, 1522-1566
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/205290
Location
Level 3, Room 3620, University Study Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Monochrome ware: porcelain with cobalt blue glaze over incised decoration; with underglaze cobalt blue mark reading 'Da Ming Jiajingnian zhi' within a double circle on the base
Dimensions
H. 6.5 x Diam. 15.2 cm (2 9/16 x 6 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Reign mark: Da Ming Jiajingnian zhi
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Samuel C. Davis
Accession Year
1940
Object Number
1940.209
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Plum, Orchid, Chrysanthemum, and Bamboo: Botanical Motifs and Symbols in East Asian Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 07/06/2002 - 01/05/2003

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

Earthly Delights: 6,000 Years of Asian Ceramics, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/21/2022 - 08/14/2022

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