Zhangzhou ware dish with design of deer in a landscape

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


China, cobalt pigment, deer, flower, landscape, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), pine tree, plant, porcelain, Swatow ware, tree, WWII-era provenance, Zhangzhou ware
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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