Earthenware with impressed decoration under three-color (sancai) glaze
Diam. 24 cm (9 1/2 in.)
Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991
Not on view
The shape of this three-legged dish can be found in Tang-dynasty silver. Its formal rosette medallion containing six palmette forms could well be derived from similar motifs found on Central Asian metalwork and textiles.
Stanley Herzman , New York (until 1991; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Selection of Chinese Ceramics from the Adele and Stanley Herzman Collection," June 1, 1990–August 26, 1990.