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On View Evelyn F. Bartlett Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • Chinese artist; Chinese artist
  • Soup plate, about 1782
  • Porcelain
  • China
  • H: 1 5/8 in, dia.: 9 3/4 in (H: 4.1 cm, dia.: 24.8 cm)
  • Gift of Charles Perry, 1983
  • E81643

SPECIAL COLLECTION

China Trade Museum Collection

DESCRIPTION

Soup plate in grey palette decorated with floral festoons on an everted libed rim with an acanthus lead border on cavetto. In the centera rich sepia allegorical scene of "Summer" after an engraving by Bartolozzi after Cipriani.

Exhibition History

  • Treasures of the China Trade: Two Centuries of Collecting Asian Art at the Peabody Essex Museum, 40th annual Ellis Memorial Antiques Show, Ellis Memorial, Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA.; October 28, 1999 through October 31, 1999