Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of wedding dishes
  • China
  • pair of wedding dishes, late 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Guangxu period (1871–1908)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain, enamel, overglazing, gilding
  • Object Height/Diameter: 3.5 x 13.3 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 3/8 x 5 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1465.a,b

Shallow bowl with coral enamel background. Gold decoration inside of China characters with fret design at rim. Outside four medallions in enamel of dragon and Phoenix with butterflies and Prune blossoms between. Border of fret at top and bottom. Fou character marks on bottom.