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Dish

Period:
Tang dynasty (618–907)
Date:
ca. late 7th–first half of the 8th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Earthenware with impressed decoration under three-color (sancai) glaze
Dimensions:
Diam. 24 cm (9 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.253.3
Not on view
The shape of this three-legged dish can be found in Tang-dynasty silver. Its formal rosette medallion containing six palmette forms could well be derived from similar motifs found on Central Asian metalwork and textiles.
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