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Plate with Grapes and Floral Sprays

Plate with Grapes and Floral Sprays

1426-35

Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration

Diameter: 43.2 cm (17 in.); Overall: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Anonymous Gift 1953.127

Description

This large platter with grape and floral decoration, which is different from the small stem cups decorated with dragons nearby, was made primarily for export to southeastern and western Asia. However, a similar example bearing the Xuande reign mark has also been excavated from the Ming imperial kilns at Jingdezhen.

See also
Department: 
Chinese Art
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic
Credit line: 
Anonymous Gift

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