Perspectives Art Explained

How this English porcelain bottle mount embraces China with antiquity

May 8, 2013 2 MINUTES
"The whole world is encapsulated in one piece."

Curator Ellenor Alcorn on the "Ewer from Burghley House, Lincolnshire."

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Throughout 2013, The Met invited curators from across the Museum to each talk about one artwork that changed the way they see the world.

Photography by Bruce J. Schwarz

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