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Seal script "Tianxia taiping" in double square frame surrounded by a single circle

Provenance

Purchased at auction ( Christie's London June 12th, 1989, lot # 323) for the MFA by Bluett & Sons Ltd., London.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously

Chinese, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period, 1627–44

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 205 cm (9/16 x 80 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.243

Medium or Technique

Porcelain, Jingdezhen ware with underglaze blue and enamel decoration

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain