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bowl
  • China
  • bowl, 1600s, Ming dynasty (1368–1644) or Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7.62 x 15.87 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of Helen Marcy Johnson and Arthur S. Johnson
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0221
Description

Pair of blue and white porcelain bowls. Deep bowls with interior decoration of loosely drawn dragon in well, overlapping blue circles over double blue band around interior edge. Exterior with male figures in wide band. One leading camel and pulling a two-wheel cart. Decorative dotted border around exterior lip. Relatively fine clay; sunken foot interior.