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Chrysanthemum-shaped dish with inscribed poem by the Qianlong emperor

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Inscription

Fifty-six character poetic inscription written in clerical script and signed 'by the imperial brush of Qianlong'

Marks

Da Qing Qianlong fanggu

Provenance

1938, Yamanaka and Co., Boston; sold by Yamanaka to the MFA for $140. (Accession Date: November 10,1938)

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund

Chinese, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, 1774

Dimensions

H. 3 x Dia. 14.1 cm (1 3/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1603

Medium or Technique

Red lacquer on fabric

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Lacquer works