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Jar with Mythical Qilin amidst Tree Peonies

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Shunzhi period (1644–61)
Date:
mid-17th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain painted with colored enamels over transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware)
Dimensions:
H. 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm); Diam. 10 in. (25.4 cm); Diam. of rim 5 1/2 in. (14 cm); Diam. of base 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edmund C. Converse, 1921
Accession Number:
21.175.29a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 203
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