15 September 2016
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A BLUE AND WHITE DEEP DISH
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The interior is decorated with a central roundel of a long-tailed bird perched on a rock formation amidst blossoming trees within a key-fret border. The well and everted rim are both molded and fluted and decorated with shaped petals enclosing blossoming branches.
13 ½ in. (34.4 cm.) diam.
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection, New York.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1879
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