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Covered Jar

Period:
late Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
first half of the 17th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain painted in underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels
Dimensions:
H. 8 in. (20.3 cm); Diam. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); Diam. of base: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase by subscription, 1879
Accession Number:
79.2.7a, b
Not on view
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. , New York (until 1879)
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