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Large bowl with blue-and-white decoration of landscape

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Provenance

May 12-13, 1986, purchased at auction ( Christie's London, lot #160) by Ken J.J. Barrs, Surrey, London for the MFA.

Credit Line

Edward Sylvester Morse Memorial Fund

Chinese, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.) Other (diameter of mouth): 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1986.236

Medium or Technique

Porcelain, Dehua ware painted in underglaze blue

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware