Zhangzhou ware dish with design of deer in a landscape

Historical period(s)
Ming dynasty, late 16th-early 17th century
Medium
Porcelain with cobalt pigment under clear, colorless glaze
Style
Zhangzhou ware
Dimensions
H x W: 9.8 x 39.7 cm (3 7/8 x 15 5/8 in)
Geography
China, Fujian province, Zhangzhou kilns
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1976.13
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Dish

Keywords
China, cobalt pigment, deer, flower, landscape, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), pine tree, plant, porcelain, Swatow ware, tree, WWII-era provenance, Zhangzhou ware
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Julia Murray. A Decade of Discovery: Selected Acquisitions 1970-1980. Exh. cat. Washington, 1979. cat. 26, p. 36.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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