Box with Flowers and Birds

Period: Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Jiajing mark and period (1522–66)
Date: 16th century
Culture: China
Medium: Porcelain painted with cobalt blue under transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware)
Dimensions: H. 7 1/16 in. (17.9 cm); Diam. 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm); H. (cover alone) 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)
Classification: Ceramics
Credit Line: Purchase, Anonymous Gift, 1965
Accession Number: 65.56.1a, b

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