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Mounted bowl with figural decoration

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One of Two with 65.2258. The porcelain bowls have rounded walls that rise steeply from a circular foot and curve inward at the mount. The decorative scheme, painted primarily in underglaze blue cobalt enamel, features military figures in mountainous landscapes bordered by ribbonlike clouds. A...

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Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

Chinese porcelain, French mounts, Chongzhen period, Porcelain: 1628–44, mounts: early 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 14.4 x 21.3 x 18.7 cm (5 11/16 x 8 3/8 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2259

Medium or Technique

Porcelain, Jingdezhen ware, early transitional blue-and-white ware; decoration in underglaze cobalt blue, with later (probably European) additions of overglaze red and green enamels and gilding; gilt-bronze mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain