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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1940.177
Title
Circular Dish with Phoenix-and-Cloud 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/205500
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Monochrome ware: porcelain with cobalt blue glaze over incised decoration; with incised underglaze mark reading "Da Ming Jiajing Nian Zhi" within an incised double-circle on the base
Dimensions
Diam. 15.2 cm (6 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Da Ming Jiajing Nian Zhi
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Samuel C. Davis
Accession Year
1940
Object Number
1940.177
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Fogg Art Museum, The Use of Blue on Chinese Porcelain of the Ming Dynasty 1368-1644, exh. cat., Harvard University Press (Cambridge, Mass., Spring 1947), no. 31 (not illustrated)

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