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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
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 204
Marking: Six-character Jiajing mark
[ Ralph M. Chait Galleries, Inc. , New York, until 1965; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Blossoms of Many Colors: A Selection from the Permanent Collection of Japanese Art," March 21, 2000–August 9, 2000.

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