Keywords: Chenghua reign (1465 - 1487)

5 objects
F1951.10a-b

Dish

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Blue-and-white. Clay: fine white porcelain. Glaze: plain, transparent. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt blue with “the three friends” in center inside, garden scene with figures outside. Six-character Ch’eng-hua mark in blue on base. One of a pair with F1951.10-51.11. (The dishes can be called a pair in the sense that they came into the collection together, …

F1952.18

‘Palace bowl’ with day lily design

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1952.18

Clay: fine white porcelain. Glaze: transparent and colorless, high fired. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt blue; day lily flowers, leaves, and bulbs. Mark: six-character Chenghua mark on base.

F1952.4a-b

Bowl

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Bowl with plain, slightly flaring rim. Blue-and-white. Clay: fine white porcelain. Glaze: plain, transparent. Decoration: in underglaze cobalt blue; inside, “the three friends” in a circle in center; outside, landscape with figures.

F1951.16a-c

Stem cup

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Stem cup with doucai decoration. Interior with single blue line around rim. Exterior with stylized lotus flower medallions framed by decorative borders. Double blue line around foot rim. Six-character Ch’eng-hua mark in blue on base of stem.