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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.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Selection of Chinese Ceramics from the Adele and Stanley Herzman Collection," June 1, 1990–August 26, 1990.

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