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Porcelain bowl with thick walls
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Porcelain with cobalt under colorless glaze
H x Diam: 12.6 × 26.6 cm (4 15/16 × 10 1/2 in)
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China
Ming dynasty, Xuande reign
Clay: fine white porcelain.
Glaze: transparent, faintly bluish.
Decoration: in underglaze blue, waves, dragons, lotus panels outside. Six-character mark of the period inside bottom.
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Luxury and Luminosity: Visual Culture and the Ming Court (July 3, 2004 to June 26, 2005)
Chinese Ceramics (May 9, 1993 to April 17, 1995)
Chinese Ceramics (April 11, 1978 to September 4, 1980)
Chinese Art (January 1, 1963 to March 6, 1981)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Ceramics (March 7, 1957 to January 1, 1963)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Ceramics, 1955 (September 19, 1955 to November 10, 1955)
Centennial Exhibition, Gallery 13 (November 10, 1955 to March 1, 1957)
Untitled Exhibition, Chinese Art, 1953 (May 26, 1953 to September 15, 1953)
Special Exhibition, Chinese Art, 1946 (August 7, 1946 to January 7, 1947)
Stone Sculpture, Buddhist Bronze, and Chinese Painting (May 2, 1923 to February 25, 1956)
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
Xuande reign (1426 - 1435)
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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