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Artwork Details

1662 - 1722 (Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign)
porcelain with cobalt underglaze and clear glaze
2 3/8 in. (6.03 cm)
Promised gift of William C. Weese, M.D., LSA ‘65

On Display

Not currently on display


Subject Matter:

This charger is decorated with a blooming lotus flower radiating from the center to the rim. In each separate petal, a branch of flower is depicted. This design is evocative of mural paintings on ceilings in Buddhist caves.

Physical Description:

A blue and white plate centered with a circular panel containing a blossoming lotus encircled by two borders of lappets containing flowering plants, with a shaped rim. There is a studio mark within a double circle on the base.

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