Art

Deep Circular Charger with Everted Lip and Blossoming Peony Decor

To save your search or Lightbox, log in or create an account

Deep Circular Charger with Everted Lip and Blossoming Peony Decor, early 15th century (probably Yongle period)
Vessel
Chinese
,
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
Harvard University Art Museum, purchased August 2005
Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, March - August 2005
S. Marchant & Son, London, September 2003 - March 2005
Doyle Galleries, New York, sold September 2003
F. Gordon and Elizabeth Hunter Morrill Collection, Boston, Mass./Del Ray, Florida/Florence Italy, owner 1969-2003
Spink and Son, London, purchased for F.G. and E.H. Morrill, 1969
Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, sold December 1969
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