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scholar palette
  • China
  • scholar palette, circa 1426–1435, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain, sang de boeuf
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 25 x 80 mm
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0061.02.a,b

Ox-blood red porcelain scholar palette with lid. Four characters denoting dynasty reign writen in blue on bottom.