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Charger with Foliate Rim and Peacock Decoration

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Charger with Foliate Rim and Peacock Decoration, mid-14th century
Vessel
Chinese
,
14th century
Yuan dynasty, 1279-1368
Creation Place: Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Blue-and-white ware: porcelain with decoration painted in underglaze cobalt blue and with molded decoration on the rim and cavetto
Diam. 48.8 cm (19 3/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Richard B. Hobart
, 1961.112
Provenance
Richard B. Hobart, Cambridge, MA (by 1961), Gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1961.
Bibliography
John Ayers, "Early Chinese Blue and White", Oriental Art (1951), vol. III, pp. 135-141

John Ayers, "Some Characteristic Wares of the Yüan Dynasty", Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society (1954 -1955), vol. XXIX, pl. 43

Sherman E. Lee and Wai-kam Ho, Chinese Art Under the Mongols: The Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368), exh. cat., Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland, OH, 1968), no. 150

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), Cat. #40 / p. 41

Victor Mair, Paul Goldin, and Nancy Steinhardt, ed., Hawai'i Reader in Traditional Chinese Culture, University of Hawaii Press (Honolulu, Hawaii, 2005), color plate no. 96

Exhibition History
Chinese Art Under the Mongols, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, 10/01/1968 - 11/24/1968
Transformations: Asia East and West, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 12/19/1992 - 02/14/1993
Rocks, Mountains, Landscapes, and Gardens: The Essence of East Asian Painting (1997), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/15/1997 - 09/21/1997
Rocks, Mountains, Landscapes and Gardens: The Essence of East Asian Painting ('04), Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 01/31/2004 - 08/01/2004
Cultivating Virtue: Botanical Motifs and Symbols in East Asian Art, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/08/2006 - 04/08/2007
Downtime, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 04/28/2007 - 04/20/2008