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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.98
Title
Circular Dish with Dragon Decor
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/54939
Location
Level 3, Room 3620, University Study Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Blue-and-white ware: porcelain with decoration painted in underglaze cobalt blue; with underglaze cobalt-blue mark reading "Da Qing Yongzheng nian zhi" within a double circle on the base
Technique
Blue-and-white ware
Dimensions
H. 3.9 x Diam. 17.3 cm (1 9/16 x 6 13/16 in.)
Provenance
Peter W. Scheinman purchased at Christie's, New York in September 2001 (Sale 9822, Lot 155)
Formerly in the Mr. and Mrs. Myron S. Falk, Jr. Collection, New York
Mr. and Mrs. Myron S. Falk, Jr. purchased from dealer Mathias Komor, New York, in 1949
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial gift of Peter W. Scheinman and partial purchase through a fund established by Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane for the purchase of Asian art
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
2005.98
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Hugo Munsterberg, Dragons in Chinese Art, exh. cat., China House Gallery (New York, 1971), p. 58, no. 60

Exhibition History

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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