Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • China
  • dish, date unknown
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain, underglazing
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1449

Pentagon-shaped dish with sides as opposing triangles, blue underglazed decoration of Phoenix bird inside. Outside has upper triangle decorated with butterfly-like form, white on blue. Lower triangles decoreated with five Buddha symbols in blue. Stands on five diamond-shaped feet.