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Teabowl

Designer:
After a design by Cornelis Pronk (Dutch, Amsterdam 1691–1759 Amsterdam)
Date:
ca. 1736–38
Culture:
Chinese, for Dutch market
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/2 × 2 7/8 in. (3.8 × 7.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1879
Accession Number:
79.2.586
Not on view
The Dutch East India Company, which dominated the export of Chinese porcelains to Europe in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, commissioned the Dutch artist Cornelis Pronk (1691–1759) to supply designs that could be copied on porcelain intended for export. This design of a lady with a parasol was one of Pronk’s most popular compositions, and was employed by Japanese porcelain painters as well.
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. , New York (until 1879; to MMA)
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