This Ming piece exemplifies the Japanese taste in ceramics: a sparse, casual design combined with the technical defect of an "insect eaten" (mushikiu) rim where the glaze reveals the body and spots.
Asian Art Dept., AGNSW, June 1989.
Ming dynasty 1368 - 1644 → China
late 16th century
porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
2.0 x 15.2 cm
Gift of Graham E. Fraser 1989
Not on display