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Plate with overglaze enamel decoration of Shide

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Marks

One character mark of "ya" elegance inside double circle underglaze blue frame 雅 inside double circle frame in underglaze blue

Provenance

Purchased at auction (Christie's, London, June 12th 1989 lot #354) for the MFA by Bluett & Sons Ltd.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously

Chinese, Late Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period, 1627–44

Dimensions

20.3 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

1989.247

Medium or Technique

Porcelain, Jingdezhen ware

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain