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Bowl with decoration of the eight treasures (babao)


By 1923, Mrs. George J. Foran (d. 1946), Boston [see note 1]; 1946, from Mrs. Foran to an anonymous collector; 1946, gift of anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession date: September 12, 1946) NOTES: [1] Lent by Mrs. George J. Foran to the MFA on November 14, 1923. The object remained at the Museum on loan until the time is was acquired in 1946.

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Anonymous gift in memory of Mr. and Mrs. George J. Foran

Chinese, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period, 1820–50

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Porcelain, Jingdezhen ware




Ceramics, Porcelain