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Deep Circular Charger with Everted Lip and Blossoming Peony Decor

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Deep Circular Charger with Everted Lip and Blossoming Peony Decor, early 15th century (probably Yongle period)
Vessel
Chinese
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15th century
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Creation Place: Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Blue-and-white ware: porcelain with decoration painted in underglaze cobalt blue
H. 7.0 x Diam. 40.5 cm (2 3/4 x 15 15/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase through the generosity of the Ralph C. Marcove International Understanding Through Arts and Crafts Foundation
, 2005.110
Provenance
[Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, December 1969] sold; through [Spink and Son, London, 1969]; to F. Gordon and Elizabeth Hunter Morrill Collection, Boston/ Del Ray, Florida/ Florence, Italy, (1969-2003), sold; to [Doyle Galleries, New York, September 2003], sold; to [S. Marchant & Son, London, September 2003- March 2005], sold; to [Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, March-August 2005], sold; to Harvard University Art Museum, August 2005.
Bibliography
Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 2005-2006, (Cambridge, MA, 2007), p. 13

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 54

Exhibition History
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
Re-View: S228-230 Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/31/2008 - 11/23/2008
Re-View: S228-230 (Asian rotation: 6), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/24/2011 - 11/12/2011
Cultivating Virtue: Botanical Motifs and Symbols in East Asian Art, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/12/2012 - 06/01/2013