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Bottle with Peonies

Period:
Yuan dynasty (1271–1368)
Date:
mid-14th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain painted with copper red under transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware)
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); Diam. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Seymour Fund, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.214
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 204
In addition to cobalt blue, copper red was used to paint porcelain during the fourteenth century. This pigment is notoriously difficult to fire and ceramics painted with copper red are rare.
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