15 September 2016
A FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT JARDINIÈRE
QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
The body is decorated in slip outline with three mythical beasts amidst crashing waves. The flat, everted rim is incised with a diamond-shaped border alternating with shaped panels of simplified beasts reserved on clouds.
15 in. (38 in.) diam.
John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874-1960) Collection, and Harris Brisbane Dick Fund.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1945.
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