Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Teabowl and saucer

Date:
ca. 1735–50
Culture:
Chinese with Dutch decoration, for European market
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (teabowl .198): 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); Diameter (saucer .199): 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
The Hans Syz Collection, Gift of Stephan B. Syz and John D. Syz, 1995
Accession Number:
1995.268.198, .199
Not on view
The gift of the Hans Syz Collection in 1995 endowed the Museum with nearly three hundred examples of European and Asian ceramics meticulously acquired by Swiss-born collector Dr. Syz (1894–1991) to chart the migration of models and patterns from East to West. Documenting a continuous process of influence and adaptation, these pieces provide a discriminating review of the nuances of stylistic change resulting from three centuries of trade.
Hans Syz
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