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Plate with Rocks, Fruits, and Flowers

Period:
Yuan dynasty (1271–1368)
Date:
mid-14th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under transparent glaze
Dimensions:
Diam. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.253.35
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 204
The haphazard placement of the various motifs in the interior of this plate reflects the influence of Central Asian textiles in Chinese art of the Yuan dynasty.
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