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Large, deep plate with blue-and-white decoration of fish transforming into dragons (yulongbianhua) motif

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Marks

Da Qing Kangxi nian zhi unglazed cobalt reign mark

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. John Gardner Coolidge March 25, 1946

Credit Line

John Gardner Coolidge Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, 1662–1722

Dimensions

Overall: 76 x 43.2 cm (29 15/16 x 17 in.)

Accession Number

46.492

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain