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Object Number: 88-10-69
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: C. 1850
Early Date: 1825
Late Date: 1875
Section:Asian
Materials:Porcelain
Overglaze Enamel
Technique:Porcelain
Overglaze Enameled
Iconography:Human Figures
Butterflies
Birds
Flowers
Credit Line:Bequest of Robert C. Alexander, 1988
Other Number351 - Other Number

Description

Interior rim banded with alternating white cartouche with black pencil outline pinnk floral design and floral design with gilt background. Four white cartouche designs with figural scenes with butterfly and leaf background. Center gilt medallion. Orange and gilt rim. Exterior with same wide border and alternating scenes. Low round foot with recessed base with off-white glaze. Unglazed footrim. Marked, "made in China".


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Knowles-Alexander Porcelains (Rotunda Case Exhibit) (27 Oct 1988 - 18 Jan 2001)View Objects in Exhibition

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