Deep Circular Charger With Everted Lip And Blossoming Peony Decor
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
Deep Circular Charger with Everted Lip and Blossoming Peony Decor
Work Type
early 15th century (probably Yongle period)
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Level 2, Room 2600, East Asian Art, East Asian Painting and Decorative Arts
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Physical Descriptions
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.)
[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.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase through the generosity of the Ralph C. Marcove International Understanding Through Arts and Crafts Foundation
Accession Year
Object Number
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Publication History

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

32Q: 2600 East Asian, Japanese, Chinese and Korean, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/01/2014

Subjects and Contexts

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