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Cup

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Jiajing period (1522–66)
Date:
16th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain painted in underglaze blue
Dimensions:
H. at handles 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); H. of bowl 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); Diam. of rim 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm); W. (between outer edge of handles) 7 in. (17.8 cm); Diam. of base 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1879
Accession Number:
79.2.159
Not on view
Inscription: Wan fu yu tong ("May endless blessings embrace your affairs")
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. , New York (until 1879)
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