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Title

Dish with carved lotus design

circa 1400-1450

Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Zhejiang Province China
    Period
    Ming dynasty 1368 - 1644 → China
    Date
    circa 1400-1450
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    celadon
    Dimensions
    6.9 x 46.5 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Bequest of Laurence G. Harrison 1997
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    394.1997
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Longquan ware

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    The word 'celadon', still in popular usage, was introduced by a 19th-century French collector after a character in a 17th-century French play whose costume was a similar green in colour. The word does not occur in Chinese scholarship, where 'greenwares' is the preferred term.

    The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.108.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Zhejiang Province

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

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