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White tea bowl with lotus flower and gold rim

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Provenance

1912, probably purchased in China by Okakura Kakuzo (b. 1862 - d. 1913) for the MFA. (Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Chinese, Southern Song dynasty, late 12th century

Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.) Other (diameter of mouth): 16.3 cm (6 7/16 in.) Other (diameter of foot): 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.1165

Medium or Technique

Jingdezhen-ware porcelain with qingbai glaze and carved motif

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain