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MEDIUM Porcelain with underglaze
  • Place Made: Jiangxi, China
  • DATES 1621-1627
    DYNASTY Ming Dynasty
    PERIOD Tianqi Period
    DIMENSIONS 1 3/8 x 7 15/16 in. (3.5 x 20.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. Ralph C. Marcove
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Plate, 1621-1627. Porcelain with underglaze, 1 3/8 x 7 15/16 in. (3.5 x 20.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Ralph C. Marcove, 83.243.2. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 83.243.2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION In the form of 2 layers of chrysanthemum petals; flat base; shallow circular foot. Cobalt-blue underglaze painting on plate's center of two deer among pine trees. Lower section of circular foot is unglazed. Clear glaze with blue-green color on entire vessel. Daily used ware. Condition: Intact. Round, deep dish with foot ring, scalloped rim, and molded chrysanthemum petal design. Central circular area has an underglaze cobalt painting of two deer under a pine tree. The usual chatter-marks on base. Covered except for foot rim with a clear glaze.
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