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At A Glance

  • Period

    17th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Stone-paste with black decoration under turquoise glaze
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 6.5 x 34.8 x 34.8 cm (2 9/16 x 13 11/16 x 13 11/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    A ceramic dish. Off-white stonepaste body. Black decoration under turquoise glaze. Surface of glaze is uneven, bumpy. Dish is fairly deep with broad, flat rim. Foot ring is wide and shallow. Dish decorated in center with sparse stylized floral designs; pointed leaves and possibly chrysanthemums. The outside of the dish contains a repeating abstrat design, possibly a variation of the Chinese cloud collar motif. This one looks like links of wavy diamonds. Two black lines around the rim. The bottom of the dish contains a black line near the rim and two near the foot ring. Foot ring is unglazed. There are six holes in the foot ring for hanging. Glaze is crackled and there are a few chips and gauges in the dish including on the center surface.
  • Provenance

    To 1998
    Adrienne Minassian, New York, to 1998
    From 1998
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, bequeathed by Adrienne Minassian in 1998
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Adrienne Minassian (1913-1994)
    Estate of Adrienne Minassian
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
  • Type

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