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On View Chinese Export Art Gallery, level 2

Object description

  • Chinese artist
  • Tureen, cover, and stand, about 1780
  • Ceramic, porcelain
  • Jingdezhen, China
  • H: 8 1/4 in, W: 12 1/2 in, D: 8 1/2 in (H: 21.0 cm, W: 31.7 cm, D: 21.6 cm)
  • Museum purchase, 1977
  • E80322.A-C

DESCRIPTION

This tureen with cover and stand is part of a dinner service in underglaze blue decorated with views of the city of Canton.

Exhibition History

  • Views of the Pearl River Delta: Macau, Canton and Hong Kong, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.; June 19, 1997 through September 14, 1997