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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1940.246
Title
Zhadou-Shaped Vase with Dragons and Scrolling Flower Decor
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
Zhengde period, 1506-1521
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen
Period
Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Culture
Chinese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Enameled blue-and-white ware: porcelain with decoration in underglaze cobalt blue, the background areas embellished later with overglaze red enamel; underglaze cobalt blue mark reading "Zhengde nian zhi" within a double circle on the base
Dimensions
H. 12.4 x Diam. 15.5 cm (4 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Samuel C. Davis
Accession Year
1940
Object Number
1940.246
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Adorning the Inner Court: Jun Ware for the Chinese Palace, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/20/2017 - 08/13/2017

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