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Jar

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Jiajing mark and period (1522–66)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain with incised decoration overpainted in polychrome enamels
Dimensions:
H. 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.253.59
Not on view
An inscription, chang ming fu gui ("long life, riches, and honor"), has been painted in red enamel over the incised reign mark on the base.
Inscription: Chang ming fu gui, ("Long life, riches, and honor")
This has been painted in red enamel over the incised reign mark on the base.

Marking: Jiajing mark
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.

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